Bristol begins their tournament push tonight with a visit from Mathews in the Orwell District sectional opener. The Panthers, coached by Craig Giesy, are 16-6. Bristol’s top scoring target is Brandon Lee, who averages 19.7 points per game. Lee has now scored over 400-points in each of the past two seasons. Earlier this year, Brandon topped the 1,000-point plateau and appears to be determined to add onto that mark as the season goes on. Lee has played in 70 games on the varsity level scoring 1050 points, snagging 335 rebounds, dishing out 159 assists, swiping 188 steals and sinking 107 three-point baskets during his career.
Johnny Simcox is 1-point away from reaching 400 career points as he’s already topped the 100-assist (134) and 100-rebound (102) club for his prep career. Simcox wll be appearing in his 65th career game. Johnny has made 62 three-point shots in his last 41 games.
The winner of the Mathews/Bristol contest will face #2-seeded Maplewood with the opportunity to play in the Districts next week on the line.