Southwestern downs Roy-Hart in B2 contest; Johnson Jr. sets scoring mark for the Rams

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 21 February 2023 at 9:52 pm

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Jamel Johnson Jr., shown here in action during an earlier season game, became Roy-Hart’s single season scoring leader during the Rams home court sectional loss to Southwestern this evening.

No. 16 seed Southwestern downed No. 9 Roy-Hart 62-46 in a Section VI Class B2 playoff contest this evening at Middleport.

Matthew Pannes scored a game high 33 points to set the pace for the Trojans which led 19-7 after the first quarter, 28-23 at the half and 46-41 at the three-quarter mark.

Jamel Johnson Jr. scored 17 and Nate Beyer 13 to lead Roy-Hart.

Johnson Jr. finished the season with a new school record total of 511 points breaking the old mark of 504 set by Tyler Guild.

Improving to 11-11, Southwestern next visits No. 8 Tapestry on Thursday with the winner taking on top seeded Salamanca in the quarterfinals on Saturday.

Roy-Hart finishes the season at 13-8.

In another Class B2 game, No. 10 Fredonia defeated No. 15 Akron 74-52.

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