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Williamsburg Christian Academy earned a statement win Friday night, going on the road and blowing out Atlantic Shores 96-71.
After an even first quarter, WCA blew the game wide open in the second quarter behind strong scoring performances by Da’Shawn Cook, Cle’Von Greene and Xavier Green.
Cook scored eight of his 18 points in the second quarter, Greene had nine of his 16 in the quarter and Green added eight of his game-high 23 in the second quarter.
WCA held a 43-28 halftime advantage over Atlantic Shores thanks to the offensive outburst.
Instead of slowing down in the second half, the Eagles increased their scoring output in the third quarter with 31 points.
Andre Brown, who recorded his 1,000th career point Friday night, drained three 3-pointers in the third quarter. Cook also added a pair of 3-pointers in the third quarter.
With the game well out of hand heading into the fourth quarter, the Eagles were able to cruise to the finish line for the win.
WCA (7-0) will now enjoy a brief layoff before they resume their season with a game against Trinity Episcopal on Dec. 22 in the Atlantic Shores Christmas Classic.
WCA: 14 29 31 22 — 96
Atlantic Shores: 15 13 12 31 — 71
WCA: Flanagan 3, D. Cook 18, Duncan 5, Brown 13, R. Cook 11, Greene 16, Green 23, Anderson 1, Noray 2, Ortiz 2
Atlantic Shores: Fahl 6, Pitt 21, Cannady 4, Trotman 12, Ladler 5, Banks 3, Wells 3, Bartaskas 16, Kimbrough 1
3-point goals: WCA 7 (D. Cook 2, Brown 3, R. Cook, Greene), Atlantic Shores 6 (Pitt, Trotman, Wells, Bartaskas 3)
Jamestown Routs Warhill
Jamestown’s boys basketball team earned a resounding win against its former head coach Geoff McCulloch during a 90-51 road win against Warhill on Friday evening.
Led by Kevin Green’s 20 points, the Eagles attacked the paint instead of relying on their 3-point prowess. The results were positive as Jamestown dropped 30 points in the first quarter and another 20 in the second quarter.
By halftime, Jamestown held a commanding 50-20 lead over the Lions.
The second quarter was more of the same as Evan Wang, who had 15 points, and Mason Wang, who had 10 points, helped pace an explosive Jamestown offense.
By the time the final buzzer sounded, Jamestown had earned a statement 39-point victory over Warhill.
Jamestown (4-1) will look to continue its winning ways during a Wednesday home game against New Kent. Meanwhile, Warhill (1-3) will look to rebound on the road Monday against New Kent.
Warhill: 13 7 11 20 — 51
Jamestown: 30 20 24 14 — 90
Warhill: Brooks 3, Troy-Wilson 1, Lewis 4, Stovall 12, Belle 9, Davis 15, Rosario 7
Jamestown: E. Wang 15, M. Wang 10, Schmidt 3, Devine 11, Ry. Jones 4, Swain 7, Lansford 2, Brown 5, Ra. Jones 4, Lipscomb 5, Klyman 2, Green 20
Bruton Uses Foul Shots to Upend Tabb
Bruton went to the free-throw line 27 times during a 71-51 road win against Tabb on Friday evening.
After an evenly-played first quarter, Bruton came up with a 3-pointer at the buzzer to take a five-point lead after one quarter of play.
The second quarter was controlled by an aggressive Bruton offense that made a habit of getting to the free-throw line. By halftime, the Panthers led 37-26.
The second half was more of the same as Bruton used its collective speed to outpace the Tigers during the victory.
Jalen Carr led the Panthers with 26 points, while Daniel Jones logged 14 points. Donevan Adkins chipped in 11 points.
Bruton (3-2) will play host to York on Wednesday, while Tabb (1-3) will look to end a two-game losing streak at home against Smithfield on Wednesday.
Bruton: 19 18 15 19 — 71
Tabb: 14 12 12 13 — 51
Bruton: Taylor 7, Adkins 11, Ford 2, Jones 14, Carr 26, Calloway 6, Teach 2, Barnes 3
Tabb: Jackson 2, K. Brown 5, Jansen 4, Glass 1, A. Brown 6, Myatt 2, Pearson 2, Jordan 19, Hunter 3, Cooper 1, Smith 6
3-point goals: Bruton 6 (Jones, Carr 4, Barnes), Tabb 2 (A. Brown 2)
Lafayette Snaps Losing Skid With Win Over York
Lafayette was able to end a two-game losing skid Friday evening, as the Rams defeated York 72-46 at home.
The Rams were led by Keyshawn Jefferson’s 21 points, but also got contributions from Trey Neville (17) and Timmy Woollum (11).
Lafayette took control of the game early, outscoring the Falcons by seven points in the first quarter and 11 points in the second quarter. By halftime, Lafayette held a 34-16 lead.
The second quarter featured more Lafayette dominance as the Rams were able to cruise to the finish line for the win.
Lafayette (3-2) will host Tabb on Monday, while York (0-4) will look for its first win of the season during a Wednesday road game against Bruton.
Individual statistics were not reported for this game.
York: 9 7 17 13 — 46
Lafayette: 16 18 22 16 — 72
Walsingham Edges Covenant Life
Walsingham’s boys basketball team leaned on 24 points from Richard Washington to defeat Covenant Life School 53-50 in the Breath & Life Tournament at Wakefield School on Friday.
The first quarter proved to be the difference maker for Walsingham Academy, as the final three quarters were almost exactly even in terms of points.
With a four-point buffer after one quarter of play, Walsingham traded blows with Covenant Life and managed to withstand a final charge to hang on for the victory.
Walsingham (6-1) will advance to play Highland School on Saturday.
Walsingham: 13 8 15 17 — 53
Covenant Life: 9 8 16 17 — 50
Walsingham: Washington 24, Blow 3, West 5, Steward 11, Vicentic 10
Covenant: Arthur-Williams 11, Lewis 13, Waring 14, Layman 3, Staminades 9
3-point goals: Walsingham 4 (Washington, West, Blow, Stewart), Covenant 9 (Arthur-Williams, Lewis, Waring 4, Layman, Staminades 2)
HRA Skates Past Peninsula Catholic
Hampton Roads Academy had no trouble getting past Peninsula Catholic at home Friday night during an 83-44 rout.
Bryan Hart paced HRA with a game-high 20 points, helping the Navigators surpass Peninsula Catholic’s game-total points in the first half. The Navigators led 49-20 at halftime.
An aggressive HRA offense attacked the lane in the second half, which resulted in 12 free-throw attempts in the fourth quarter for the Navigators.
The slow pace of play allowed HRA to ease to the victory.
HRA (2-2) has now won back-to-back games and will look to keep that win streak alive during a road game against St. Anne’s-Belfield next Friday.
Peninsula Catholic: 12 8 14 10 — 44
HRA: 21 28 18 15 — 83
Peninsula Catholic: Candella 13, Claiborne 11, O’Neill 1, Taleghani 2, Polyzos 2, Harris 15
HRA: Humphrey 11, Wingfield 8, Hart 20, Picott 15, Mather 2, Jimmison 8, Phillips 11, Adelson 2, Frazier 4, Koch 2
3-point goals: HRA 8 (Humphrey, Wingfield 2, Hart 3, Picott, Jimmison), Peninsula Catholic 2 (Claiborne, Harris)
Grafton Drubs New Kent
Twenty-four points by Kiran Durant helped lead Grafton to a dominating 75-50 victory against New Kent at home Friday evening.
The Clippers had no trouble getting past the Trojans on Friday, taking a 65-27 lead after three full quarters of play.
Adam King supplemented offense for Grafton through the first three quarters with 17 points.
Grafton (5-0) was able to sub in bench players in the fourth quarter and get its starters some rest ahead of Saturday’s showdown against Granby in the King’s Fork Invitational.
Individual statistics were not reported for this game.
Grafton 75, New Kent 50