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PCA defeats Benton Academy 69-24



Chris Taylor (Photo by Keith Phillips)

Porter’s Chapel Academy boy’s basketball team, under head coach Walter Hallberg IV, defeated Benton Academy Tuesday night in a crushing 69-24 win.

PCA led things early with Nic Williams getting the team on the board first, scoring 15 points before the Raiders could score. Williams would end the night with 14 points and five rebounds.

Chris Taylor was on fire the entire night and finished with 38 points, outscoring Benton’s entire team.

By halftime, PCA was up 43-18 and continued to advance their lead in the second half.

Lawson Selby contributed six points in the win and grabbed seven rebounds. Willie Rogers led the team in rebounds by grabbing 12 and Tyler Washington snatched eight. Jace Riggs also came in clutch defensively by grabbing four rebounds.

Tyler Washington (left) and Jace Riggs (right). Photo by Keith Phillips

By the fourth quarter, the game was out of reach for Benton. PCA will travel to Delta Streets on Thursday.

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