Posted On: 03/18/21 4:19 PM

Seniors win playoff games. The urgency, the desperation, the hunger is impossible for younger players to match.  These seniors played even better than their peers under the bright lights of the Murphy Center.

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Gioppino Basketball clip art Davon Barnes Davon Barnes 6'5" | SF Collierville | 2021 State TN (Collierville) 

The first quarter horn firmly sounded the resounding conclusion of Davon Barnes Davon Barnes 6'5" | SF Collierville | 2021 State TN ’ dominance.  Barnes scored a fantastic seven points in the first eight minutes.  He figured out a way to score three layups inside against the frenetic Cleveland Blue Raider defense.  Barnes really is a swingman with strong power forward instincts.  Three years ago he took on the role of a combo guard, but his innate rebounding hunger and natural lift still remains.  In this setting, Barnes thrived in deep as a forwardish talent.  Barnes recorded a double-double.  "He is real smooth," said Reggie Tucker of Cleveland High.  "When he dives into the post he really wants the ball."  His plus/minus was markedly better than his teammates.  

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