Charlotte, NC – January 30, 2024 at 7:30 PM ET – The hardwood lights blaze in Charlotte, North Carolina, as the high-octane Myers Park Mustangs (17-2) gallop into the home of the Palisades Pumas (12-7) for a pivotal non-conference showdown. Both teams carry the weight of their city’s basketball pride, making this battle more than just a game – it’s a clash of Charlotte titans.
What it is: North Carolina High School basketball
Matchup: Myers Park Mustangs vs Palisades Pumas
Time: Tuesday, January 30, at 7:30 pM ET
Game Type: home non- conference
Locations: Charlotte, NC
Live Stream: Watch here
Mustangs Galloping Strong
The Myers Park Mustangs have been a force to be reckoned with this season, boasting a win percentage that would make even Secretariat sweat. Senior guard Michael Carter leads the charge, his smooth handles and deadly three-point shot leaving defenders grasping at air. Junior forward Brandon Jones patrols the paint like a lion, his athleticism and rebounding prowess creating second-chance opportunities for the Mustangs. Sophomore point guard Sarah Miller orchestrates the attack with her dazzling passing and court vision, finding teammates for open looks with uncanny accuracy. Head coach David Thompson has molded this talented bunch into a well-oiled machine, their fast-paced, disciplined play a nightmare for opponents.
Pumas Ready to Roar at Home
The Palisades Pumas might not have the Mustangs’ record, but their bite is just as potent in their own den. Senior guard Emily Garcia is a scoring machine, capable of taking over games with her acrobatic drives and clutch shooting. Junior forward David Williams anchors the paint, his sheer size and strength making him a force to reckon with under the basket. Sophomore guard Noah Sanchez plays with relentless hustle, his steals and defensive intensity disrupting opposing offenses. Under the guidance of Coach Lisa Rodriguez, the Pumas have shown flashes of brilliance this season, and their home-court advantage will be a roaring factor in their attempt to topple the Mustangs.