EYA got a strong performance from Kevon Harris (Orlando Magic) and Brandon Robinson in a runaway 122-96 win over ATL Finest.
Harris and Robinson spearheaded EYA’s charge, delivering an impressive scoring spectacle. Harris lit up the scoreboard with an astounding 33 points, showcasing his shooting finesse by going 8-10 from the charity stripe. He also displayed his defensive tenacity, snatching 2 steals to disrupt ATL Finest’s offensive rhythm. Not to be outdone, Robinson’s all-around brilliance shone brightly as he recorded 28 points and grabbed a whopping 13 rebounds. His dominance in the defensive end was evident, hauling in 12 defensive rebounds to thwart ATL Finest’s scoring opportunities. Additionally, Robinson played the role of a playmaker, dishing out 4 assists to keep his teammates involved.
EYA’s depth was a key factor in their triumph, with five out of their seven players scoring in double figures. Isaiah Miller was a significant contributor with 16 points, alongside 8 rebounds and 5 offensive rebounds, while Jacar Cross chipped in with 17 points and 6 rebounds. Alante Fenner’s 16 points also played a vital role in bolstering EYA’s offensive onslaught.
ATL Finest put up a valiant effort, with Tyree Crump leading their offensive charge with 29 points and 5 assists. Paul Parks chipped in 26 points fueled by 6 three-pointers. However, their efforts were overshadowed by EYA’s relentless offensive barrage.
The first quarter belonged to ATL Finest. They led 31-23 on the heels of an 11-point run. EYA refused to be contained and turned the tide in their favor, outscoring their opponents for the remaining three quarters. The battle of the paint proved pivotal, with EYA overwhelmingly outscoring ATL Finest 72-26.
EYA’s tenacious defense also played a crucial role, capitalizing on ATL Finest’s mistakes to score 23 points off turnovers. Their ability to convert turnovers into points allowed EYA to maintain control throughout the game.
As a team, EYA displayed exceptional efficiency, shooting an impressive 53.8% from the field, while ATL Finest managed 45.2%. This disparity in shooting percentages reflected EYA’s offensive fluidity and ability to capitalize on their scoring opportunities.
In the end, EYA’s dynamic duo of Harris and Robinson, along with their collective strength as a team, proved to be too much for ATL Finest to handle. With their commanding performance, EYA secured a resounding victory, leaving no doubt about their dominance on the basketball court.
All photos c. Jason McDonald, JM Photography for CORE360 Sports