Boys Basketball Roundup: Jamestown Tops Denbigh on the Road is your source for free news and information in Williamsburg, James City & York Counties.

Evan Wang scored 16 points on Thursday. (file photo)
Evan Wang scored 16 points on Thursday. (File Photo)

Jamestown won its ninth consecutive game Thursday when the Eagles took down Peninsula District team Denbigh 86-52 on the road.

The Eagles came out on fire from the field, putting up 50 points in the first half – 24 in the first quarter and 26 in the second quarter.

Normally paced by Evan and Mason Wang, who scored 16 and 14 points, respectively, four other Jamestown players added double-digit scoring.

Michael Schmidt scored 15 points, Connor Swain had 13 points, Kevin Greene recorded 11 points and Kent Klyman chipped in 10 points for the Eagles.

By halftime, Jamestown held a comfortable 50-29 lead over Denbigh.

The Eagles continued growing their lead in the third quarter, outscoring Denbigh 17-5. With the game out of reach heading into the fourth quarter, Jamestown was able to sub in reserve players down the stretch.

Jamestown (11-1) will look to extend its win streak to double digits on Wednesday when the Eagles visit Lafayette.

Jamestown: 24 26 17 9 — 86
Denbigh: 13 16 5 18 — 52

Jamestown: E. Wang 16, M. Wang 14, Schmidt 15, Swain 13, Klyman 10, Greene 11, Ra. Jones 2, Ry. Jones 5
3-point goals: Jamestown 6 (E. Wang 2, M. Wang 2, Greene, Ry. Jones)


Walsingham Blows by Peninsula Catholic

Richard Washington scored a team-high 21 points as Walsingham Academy cruised past Peninsula Catholic 69-40 at home on Thursday.

Walsingham’s offense thrived in the first half as the Trojans put up 21 points in the first quarter and 26 points in the second quarter. The Trojans held a 47-20 halftime lead over Peninsula Catholic.

Washington’s scoring pace slowed significantly in the second half, scoring five of Walsingham’s seven third-quarter points. Washington did not get on the scoreboard in the fourth quarter.

And despite relying on other scoring options in the second half, the Trojans still outscored Peninsula Catholic 22-21 over the final two quarters.

Walsingham Academy (12-4) will host Christ Chapel on Saturday.

Peninsula Catholic: 11 9 13 8 — 40
Walsingham: 21 26 7 15 — 69

Peninsula Catholic: Claiborne 26, Polyzos 2, Harris 13
Walsingham: Washignton 21, Jones 6, Norris 1, West 3, Forrest 4, Demodna 7, Stewart 9, Vicentic 8, Ptacek 10
3-point goals: Peninsula Catholic 5 (Claiborne 5), Walsingham 3 (Washington 2, West)