Friday, January 6, 2012


Minnesota Transitions Charter School took on FAIR Academy in a boys' basketball game. Transitions came into the game with a record of 2-6. FAIR came into the game with a record of 9-1. The game was played at Dunwoody College. This is FAIR Academy's home gym.

Both teams looked to set the tempo early. FAIR was able to get early baskets in transition. On the offensive end they passed the ball around the three-point line to take time off of the clock.

MTS walked the ball down the court on offense. They looked to get into their set offense.

MTS guard Nate Wilkins drove to the basket hard. He found his shot early in the contest.

Darrion Scott from FAIR blew by his defenders. He was able to get his teammates involved in the offense. If he didn't think that he had a good shot he would pass it over to his teammates and get them involved in the offense.

MTS called a timeout with 12:08 left in the first half. The score was FAIR 22 and MTS 14.

FAIR's Deonte Blackemore stepped up for his team on the offensive end as he was able to hit shots throughout the first half.

FAIR used both man-to-man and zone defense in the first half. They wanted to confuse the MTS players. FAIR was able to do that.

Darrion Scott came up with a monster slam dunk for FAIR. That gave his team energy.

FAIR called a timeout with 4:57 left in the first half. The score was FAIR 52 and MTS 29.

FAIR continued to attack the basket as they were able to make their shots late in the first half.

At halftime the score was FAIR 62 and MTS 36.

MTS looked to step up the tempo of the game at the start of the half. FAIR didn't back down. They kept on looking for their shots and running their offense.

FAIR continued to push the ball in transition. They were able to make easy baskets.

Scott took it strong to the basket. He was not afraid of who was in the lane. If he thought that he could make a lay-up Scott would go for it.

FAIR took a timeout with 11:53 left in regulation. The score was FAIR 80 and MTS 40.

FAIR was too much for MTS. Both teams played hard the throughout the whole game.

FAIR was too quick and had too much of a prescience on the boards. FAIR came away with the 96-68 victory over MTS.

The leading scorers for MTS were Tyler Sims with 22 and Willie Parrish with 18 points.

The leading scorers for FAIR were Darrion Scott with 40 points, Desmond Williams with 23 points and Deonte Blackemore with 9 points.

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