Moss, Selma High top Dallas County in overtime

Published 10:38 pm Friday, November 22, 2019

Selma High guard Jarvis Moss has become Mr. Clutch in Dallas County.

Moss’ 10-foot jump shot with five seconds left lifted the Saints past Dallas County 72-70 in overtime on Friday night in Plantersville.

Moss, who finished with 14 points, said he’s always confident taking the game-winning shot.

“I live for moments like this, I work on this in practice everyday,” Moss said.

Selma High first-year coach Daron Rembert said he’s comfortable with Moss having the ball in big moments.

“I was happy to see Jarvis show resilience  down the stretch,” Rembert said. “He’s a player who wants the ball in his hands in the clutch.”

Dallas County had several chances to win in regulation, but the Hornets blew a five-point lead over the final 90 seconds.

Selma (4-1) had three other double-figure scorers: Marquavius Davis’ 21 points, Michael Harris and D’Javian Manzie each with 12 points.

The Saints’ victory overshadowed an outstanding performance from Dallas County guard Darrius Ellis. who led all scorers with 26 points and 13 assists. Ellis’ free throws tied the game at 70-70 with 10 seconds left in overtime.

Chance Lee was the Hornets’ other double-digit scorer, finishing with 17 points for the Hornets (2-1).