Humphreys' Quintin Metcalf looks for room against Kinnick's Davion Roberts. DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES
Humphreys' Quintin Metcalf looks for room against Kinnick's Davion Roberts. DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES

Boys Basketball: Metcalf spurs rally as Humphreys finishes perfect season

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CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea – Trailing by 11 points in the second quarter against defending champion Nile C. Kinnick, Humphreys needed something, anything, to turn the tide and shift the momentum of Saturday’s Far East Division I boys basketball tournament final.

Leave it to 6-foot-9 senior Quintin Metcalf to provide the right medicine – a shot block on Kinnick sophomore Kaine Roberts, followed by a court-length drive and a basket for the Blackhawks en route to an 83-64 win, dethroning the defending champion Red Devils.

“That block was lucky for us; most times, a block will fly out of bounds, but this one stayed inbounds and I went down and finished, and we had the momentum from there,” Metcalf said.

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