Marjory Stoneman Douglas Boys Basketball Reach 1st District Final Under Coach Lyons
Marjory Stoneman Douglas Boys Basketball Hosts Senior Night. {Toro Photo}

By: Matt Rothman

In his fourth season with Marjory Stoneman Douglas, the boys basketball team reached the District Final for the first time under Head Coach Teddy Lyons.

After defeating Spanish River Community High School by 33 points in the quarterfinals, the Eagles beat Park Vista Community High School 71-65 on Wednesday night. 

“I thought we played solid, and the guys were focused on wanting to get to the District Championship Game,” said Lyons. “We didn’t finish the way we wanted to, but we played really solid basketball for most of the night. When the guys lock in play defensively, the sky is the limit.”

Demerius Summers led the way with 25 points and 11 rebounds. Kevin Thomas also had a double-double, and Jaheim Smith recorded 13 points, including ten in the opening quarter. Coach Lyons also thought Evin Jenkins set the tone defensively along with Jhalen Phang, who had five steals. Nick Frazier also added six points.

MSD is set to play for a District Championship on Friday, Feb. 10, at 7:30 p.m. against either Deerfield Beach High School.The Bucks are also set to host the game after coming in as the top seed in the Dostrict. They went 20-4 in the regular season and defeated Bica Raton Community High School in the District Semifinals. 

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Boys Basketball Reach 1st District Final Under Coach Lyons
Head Coach Teddy Lyons Talks to Jhalen Phang. {Toro Hoops}

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Matt Rothman
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Matt Rothman is a 2018 graduate from Florida Gulf Coast University receiving his bachelor’s degree in journalism and then graduated from the University of Florida as a graduate student.
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