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Lafayette had little trouble trouncing York on Monday evening as the Rams earned a comfortable 72-35 road win against the Falcons.
Jason Adderty gave Lafayette a lift in the first quarter, scoring nine of his 11 points in the opening eight minutes of play.
York had its share of open looks in the first quarter, but simply could not get the shots to fall. With York’s offense struggling, Lafayette was able to reel off a 14-2 run toward the end of the first quarter and beginning of the second quarter.
The Rams continued rolling in the second quarter, outscoring York 13-4 to take a commanding 32-12 halftime lead.
Keyshawn Jefferson, who had a game-high 19 points, kept Lafayette’s offense rolling in the second half with additional help from Sutton Perozek, who came off the bench and added 12 points for the Rams.
A 21-7 third-quarter edge in favor of the Rams allowed Lafayette to cruise in the fourth quarter to an easy finish.
Lafayette (7-8) has now won back-to-back games and will try to get to a .500 record during a Wednesday home game against Poquoson. Meanwhile, York (0-17) will travel to play Tabb that same day.
Lafayette: 19 13 21 19 — 72
York: 8 4 7 14 — 35
Lafayette: Jefferson 19, Logan 10, Woollum 6, Edwards 4, Adderty 11, Canaday 2, Perozek 12, Neville 4, Erwin 4
York: McFadden 3, Patrick 5, Kimrey 11, Simmons 3, Nanartowich 4, Dahl 4, Christian 5
3-point goals: Lafayette 10 (Perozek 4, Jefferson 3, Woollum 2, Adderty), York 1 (McFadden)
Warhill Comeback Falls Short Against Gloucester
After falling behind early against Gloucester, Warhill put up a valiant effort in the second half to close the gap.
Unfortunately for the Lions, their comeback effort fell short during a 72-65 home loss on Monday.
Warhill’s offense revolved largely around 3-point shooting, as the Lions hit 12 3-pointers in the game with seven coming in the second half.
As the Lions tried to play from deep, Gloucester was able to attack the paint and take advantage of driving opportunities in the lane.
After a red-hot first quarter for Gloucester, Warhill found itself trailing 24-15. The second quarter was more of the same as the Lions were outscored 21-14 and trailed 45-29 at halftime.
Terrell Ashby tried to keep Warhill afloat in the second half, scoring eight of his team-high 16 points in the third quarter and helping Warhill cut its deficit by two points heading into the final quarter.
Trailing 14 points heading into the fourth quarter, Warhill outscored Gloucester 22-15 over the final eight minutes of play, but ultimately fell short of completing the comeback.
Warhill (4-12) will try to rebound Wednesday on the road against Grafton.
Gloucester: 24 21 12 15 — 72
Warhill: 15 14 14 22 — 65
Gloucester: May 2, Sills 12, Cooke 16, Patterson 7, Wilson 19, Nunn 9, Carter 2, Womble
Warhill: Ashby 16, Brooks 8, Troy-Wilson 12, Lewis 3, Stovall 8, Belle 2, Davis 11, Rosario 2, Anzola 3
3-point goals: Gloucester 5 (Sills 2, Cooke, Patterson, Womble), Warhill 12 (Ashby 4, Brooks 2, Troy-Wilson 3, Lewis, Stovall, Davis)