Dowagiac’s Davion Highsmith scored a season-high 26 points to help the Chieftains knock off South Haven Friday night. (Leader photo/SCOTT NOVAK)
Dowagiac’s Davion Highsmith scored a season-high 26 points to help the Chieftains knock off South Haven Friday night. (Leader photo/SCOTT NOVAK)

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Highsmith’s 26 points leads Chieftains past Rams

Published 8:26am Saturday, February 8, 2014

Davion Highsmith scored a game-high 26 points to lead the host Dowagiac boys basketball team to a 61-58 victory over Wolverine West Division leading South Haven Friday night.

The Rams’ loss coupled with Edwardsburg’s 50-47 win over Coloma, moves the Eddies into a first place tie with South Haven. Both teams are now 5-2 in division play.

Dowagiac is now just a game back at 4-3.

The Chieftains (8-6) led 18-15 after one quarter, but found themselves in a 32-32 deadlock at halftime.

Dowagiac opened up a slim 46-43 lead heading to the fourth quarter. Both teams scored 15 points in the final eight minutes.

Besides Highsmith’s offensive explosion, Dowagiac also got 15 points from Brandon Winchster-Jones.

Bradley Malki led the Rams with 17 points.

 

Dowagiac 61, South Haven 58

SOUTH HAVEN 58

Bradley Malik 17; Adam Spencer 4; Miguel Robinson 2; Kamron Ferguson 9; Tony Canonie 6; Keylowe Gaines 9; Armani May 11. TOTALS: 19 19-29 58

DOWAGIAC 61

Davion Highsmith 26; Brandon Winchester-Jones 15; Bryce Dodd 6; Leroy Lewis 3; Daquan Brooks 3; Keontae Blackamore 5; Kyle Solloway 3. TOTALS: 20 17-29 61

 

South Haven              15       32       43       58

Dowagiac                    18       32       46       61

3-point goals: South Haven 1 (Malik), Dowagiac 4 (Highsmith 3, Winchester-Jones). Total fouls (fouled out): South Haven 24 (Spencer, Canonie), Dowagiac 23 (Solloway). Varsity record: Dowagiac 8-6, 4-3 West

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