The Thunder varsity came away with a convincing 92-41 win against the Grace Academy Lions on opening night at home. Nine players scored, with Timothy Johnson (pictured) leading the team with 20 points on 80% shooting from 2 pointers and 40% shooting from 3 point range. Timothy Johnson also added 6 rebounds, 7 assists, and 3 steals. Thomas Hailey finished with 16 points, 16 rebounds, and 3 blocks. Thomas Hailey is averaging a double-double for the season. Kamin Bond finished with 16 points and 5 assists, Micah Johnson finished with 10 points and 8 rebounds, Berkley Sitterson had 9 points and 6 assists, Will Miller added 8 points and 4 rebounds, Jeremiah Abbott contributed 6 points, Gavin Bouldin had 5 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists, while Ben Broussard finished with 2 points.
The Thunder JV won by a score of 56-39. All players on the team scored, led by Will Miller with 13 points, Gavin Bouldin & Sam Marinack with 9 points each, and Jeremiah Abbott with 7 points.
Both the varsity and JV teams improved to 2-0 on the season.
The Middle School team lost a hard fought game in overtime by a score of 39-36. Aaron Hill led all scorers with 29 points.
The next game for varsity, JV, and MS is Tuesday, November 27 against Charlotte Secondary.