Chiefs Hurdle Hurricanes


Joseph Matuella

Senior Edwin Ross tips off the start of the game.

Matthew Leto, Sports Editor

The Chiefs (6-4) won a thrilling offensive game 74-56 to capture a much needed victory over the Inlet Grove Hurricanes. Tylor Miller led the way for the Chiefs with 17 points.

Early in the first quarter, the Chiefs jumped off to a 8-1 lead. The team was able to pass the ball around well and find the open man. The Chiefs led 20-15 after one quarter.

In the second quarter, the Chiefs went back to work scoring buckets. Seven players scored a point in the second quarter, highlighting an unselfish play by the Chiefs. Tylor Miller threw down a huge dunk and sparked the team. The Chiefs were able to extend their lead over the Hurricanes 35-25.

The Chiefs offense continued to produce buckets in the second half. Freshman Chance Dixon got hot from behind the arc, knocking down two triples, totaling 8 points in the quarter. Tylor Miller was able to slam another dunk off a offensive rebound with authority. Miller’s dunk gave him 9 for the quarter. Chiefs led after three quarters 58-45.

The Chiefs never looked back as they led start to finish, producing buckets like machines. In the fourth quarter, Darius Dixon took over and scored 7 points in the quarter. They went go on to win 74-56.

This win was pivital for the Chiefs after dropping three games in a row to Boca, Lake Worth and Atlantic. The Chiefs now control their own destiny at 6-4.

Senior Edwin Ross shed light on the Chiefs captivating victory.

“It was a great team effort and a good victory,” Ross said. “We will look to build on this heading into the Christmas tournament.