Blackmon’s career-high 45 points lifts Leopards to victory against Episcopal 68-61 in season home-opener

CAREER-HIGH NIGHT: Malvern senior (3) Dakovan Blackmon strides strong to the basket to score during the Leopards 68-61 victory against Episcopal on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 in senior high boys basketball action at the Leopard Center. Blackmon led all scorers with a career-high 45 points in Malvern’s seven-point victory for their season home-opener.
Gerren Smith
Staff Writer

The hometown Malvern Leopards shined on the hardwood for their home fans at the Leopard Center on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 to defeat a good and talented Episcopal Wildcats squad 68-61 in their season home-opener for the 2019-2020 basketball season in senior high boys hoops competition. The Leopards were led by an overall top-notch performance from senior Dakovon Blackmon recording a career-high 45 points to lift the Leopards to a seven-point win for their first taste of home action this season. Blackmon nailed six trifectas from behind the arc, had five rebounds, three steals, two assists and one block to add to his big night performance.
Read more from this story in Friday's December 13, 2019 MDR newspaper edition.


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