It was an exciting evening of Thunder basketball as the JV and Middle School played their first conference games of the year against the Guilford County Heat. The night began with a hard fought Middle School victory by a score of 26-22. Mason Kern led the team with 11 points. Mason shot 3-4 from 3 point range. Michael Andrande scored 9 points. Aurek Fenn, Chris Pepper, and Daniel Miranda contribed 2 points each. Daniel Miranda came up big with 20 rebounds.
In the JV game, the Thunder trailed the whole game until a huge comback in the 4th quarter led by Aaron Hill and Sam Marinack. Aaron and Sam combined for 27 points in the 4th quarter and overtime. Sam Marinack finished with 17 points. Aaron Hill finished with 15 points and hit a game tying 3 point shot with seconds left in regulation.
The Thunder Middle School is now 1-1 on the season. The Thunder JV is undefeated at 5-0.
The Thunder Middle School, JV, and Varsity teams are all in action on Tuesday, December 4 at the Cabarrus Stallions.