Perry Pounds Hurricanes
of Pittsburgh Perry Traditional Academy are annual visitors to the New Castle TipOff
Tourney. Many years they were fodder for the powerhouses the Canes had put on the court.
That has changed. Last year Perry beat the Hurricanes in the tourney finale and this year
starting five seniors led by 66 Cory Summerville the Commodores walked away
with the Tourney championship with a 63-48 pounding of
The Hurricanes had no answer for Sommerville who scored 12 of Perrys first 14
points and his 65 frontcourt mate Devon Blake as they swept the glass holding
the Canes to one shot on most early possessions. To make matters worse
A three point play by Sommerville put the lead at 11-3 but Tyrone Steals scored at 4:37 and after a Canes steal Rodney Parchman scored to bring the Canes to within four 11-7 at 4:15.
Sommerville executed another three point play but Anthony Harvey made two quick
scores to get
But the Canes would score no more points in the quarter and the Commodores would tack on seven and lead 21-11 after one period.
Sommerville started things for Perry in the second quarter with a score at 7:18 but the Canes began to smother him underneath and he was held without a point the rest of the quarter.
In turn Parchman and Harvey led the Hurricanes with seven and six points respectively in the period as the Canes pulled to within five at the half, 31-26.
Last night the Red Hurricanes scored 19 straight to start the second half to put
At that point
The fourth quarter started just like the game did as the Hurricanes missed their
first five shots and Perry extended their lead to 56-39.
No other Hurricane finished in double figures. Rodney Parchman had nine points and five rebounds.
Cory Summerville led the Commodores with 31 points.