Boys Basketball Roundup: Jamestown Defeats Bayside in Norfolk Scope Holiday Invitational

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Connor Swain led Jamestown to a win on Tuesday. (file photo)
Connor Swain led Jamestown to a win on Tuesday. (File Photo)

Jamestown got 13 points from senior Connor Swain during a 55-40 win against Bayside during the Norfolk Scope Holiday Invitational Tournament on Tuesday.

Usually a hot 3-pointer shooting team, Jamestown instead relied more on inside shooting to defeat Bayside.

The Eagles put together a strong first quarter, outscoring Bayside by nine points. The second quarter was more evenly contested as the Eagles held their nine-point advantage heading into the break.

Another strong third quarter in which Jamestown outscored Bayside 18-11 allowed the Eagles to cruise to victory in the fourth quarter.

Jamestown (7-1) will resume its season Jan. 6 at home against Grafton.

Bayside: 6 10 11 13 — 40
Jamestown: 15 10 18 12 — 55

Bayside: Parson 1, Hackett 3, Chapman 10, Hargrow 3, Cox 5, Smith 3, Young 2, Roberts 12, Ragin 1
Jamestown: Jones 1, Greene 5, M. Wang 7, Brown 5, E. Wang 6, Schmidt 10, Lipscomb 4, Swain 13, Klyman 4
3-point goals: Bayside 4 (Chapman, Hackett, Cox, Smith), Jamestown 3 (Greene, M. Wang, Swain)

 

Hopewell Defeats Walsingham in Tournament

Walsingham lost its second consecutive game Tuesday, losing 67-47 to Hopewell in the consolation round of the Tri-City Holiday Classic at Prince George.

Similar to Monday’s loss against Woodson (Washington D.C.), the Trojans wound up relying too heavily on Richard Washington, who scored 22 of Walsingham’s 47 points.

Additionally, Hopewell started the first half on fire from behind the 3-point line, connecting on five 3-pointers. Behind the strong shooting, Hopewell built a 32-19 halftime lead over the Trojans.

The second half was more of the same as Washington picked up the scoring pace for Walsingham while Hopewell used balanced scoring to pull away for a 20-point victory.

Walsingham (10-3) has now lost back-to-back games and will resume its season on the road against St. Christopher’s on Jan. 7.

Hopewell: 13 19 12 23 — 67
Walsingham: 6 13 13 15 — 47

Hopewell: Taylor 4, Harrison 5, Jones 27, Gant 12, Drew 2, Aprahamian 5, M. Jefferson 4, J. Jefferson 6, Cattemona 2
Walsingham: Washington 22, Blow 1, Demodna 6, Stewart 5, Vicentic 11, Ptacek 2
3-point goals: Hopewell 9 (Taylor, Harrison, Jones 6, Gant), Walsingham 3 (Washington 2, Stewart)

 

Tabb Tops York in Holiday Tournament

The Tabb Tigers defeated the York Falcons 66-51 on Tuesday evening during the Bayport Credit Union Holiday Tournament behind 22 points from Jalin Jordan.

Tabb built a seven-point lead in the first quarter, but saw the Falcons cut the lead to six points by halftime.

The second half was controlled by Tabb, which extended its lead to 15 points by the end of the third quarter. With a sound lead in hand, the Tigers were able to coast to the finish line for a win against York.

Tabb (4-4) will continue tournament play against Gloucester on Wednesday, while York (0-8) will take on Poquoson the same day in the tournament.

Individual statistics were not reported for this game.

Tabb 66, York 51

 

Williamsburg Christian Academy Wins Bishop Sullivan Holiday Tourney

Williamsburg Christian Academy’s boys basketball team defeated Norfolk Collegiate 61-57 on Tuesday evening to take first place during the Bishop Sullivan Holiday Tournament.

The Eagles (9-1) have now won back-to-back games and will continue their season Wednesday against Bethel High School in the Holiday Showcase in Hampton.

Individual statistics were not reported for this game.

WCA 61, Norfolk Collegiate 57