DME Blue traveled to Monteverde Academy to play for the first time this season. DME Blue suited up against the Eagle's Post Grad Team, the #10 ranked post grad team in the country.
Blue came out slow, falling behind Montverde in the first few minutes. Fighting their way back into the game, DME Blue finished the first half only down three points.
At the start of the second half, Blue started off slow trailing 11 points but remained in the game. Blue was down 3 points with 20 seconds left to go in the game when Jermaine Marshall hit a three-pointer with nine seconds left to tie the game. With the game tied, Blue made a great stop defensively which led the game into overtime.
Blue came out strong in the beginning of overtime with a couple three-pointers from Jacob Traci and Jeremy Golson. Blue took the lead in the last few minutes of overtime with some good defensive stops to win the game, closing out the win 85-79. Jermaine Marshall finished with 24 points. Traci finished with 14 points, 9 assists, and 5 steals. Jeremy Golson added 15 points and Antonine Kemking had 15 rebounds along with 8 points.
“It was a great team effort, everyone contributed to the win. Our bench gave us great quality minutes. Proud of our guys and it feels good to see the guys fight back into the game and get the win as a team,” Coach Wesam included after the game.
DME Blue next game will be Tuesday, November 13th at the College of Central Florida at 7:30 pm in Ocala, Florida.