Posted On: 02/1/16 2:20 PM

Battlefield 86 –  Kecoughtan 78

Battlefield came out of the gate looking crisp, while Kecoughtan struggled to get their feet under them. As the game progressed, the Bobcats jumped out to a big lead and continued to pour on it through the half. Led by Shonari Street, it seemed as though they could not miss and finished the half with an impressive 64% field goal percentage. Entering the third quarter, Battlefield held a 15 point lead and was poised to put the game away, but Kecoughtan woke up and started chipping away behind a big effort in the post from Dominique Johnson.  With the game now in reach, Kecoughtan’s Damian Knowlin, who had been out since the second quarter with 4 fouls, took over the fourth quarter. Finding a multitude of ways to finish at the rim, he willed his team to back within five points and had 19 of his 24 in the final quarter. Battlefield, however, was able to regain their composure and never let the Warriors get any closer, ending up with an 86 to 78 win.

Key Stats:

Battlefield:

Shonari Street- 21 points 12 rebounds

Brayden Gault- 16 points

Kecoughtan:

Damian Knowlin- 24 points

Dominique Johnson- 14 points 5 rebounds

 

Millwood 78 – Williamsburg Christian 59

Millwood opened the game on a 9-0 run and never looked back.  By spreading the ball around and utilizing the talents of all 5 guys on the floor, the Bobcats dominated offensively. On the other hand, Williamsburg Christian struggled to find a rhythm in the early going and finished the half shooting only 18% from the floor. While Millwood maintained a sizeable lead throughout the game, Williamsburg Christian did pick it up in the 2nd half and showed to be a resilient team, never giving up the fight. A bright spot for the Eagles was a gutsy performance for Cle’von Green, who finished with 16 points. Millwood won the game by a score of 78-59 and had 4 players with double figure scoring.

Key Stats:

Millwood:

C.J Williams- 15 points

Miles Gibson- 13 points 9 rebounds

Williamsburg Christian:

Cle’von Green- 16 points

Xavier Green- 12 points 7 rebounds

 

L.C. Bird 59  I.C. Norcom 57

The showcases’ featured matchup between #1 I.C. Norcom and #6 L.C. Bird played out to be one of the seasons’ most exciting games.  Both teams had the offense going early and traded baskets for much of the 1st quarter. Norcoms’ K.J Davis was hot from the start, knocking down 3 consecutive trey balls in the first few minutes of the game. L.C. bird responded by turning up the pressure and outscored the Greyhounds 17-3 in the second quarter. Behind the strong guard play of L.C. Birds’ Mario Haskett, the Skyhawk’s took a 9 point lead into the half. Norcom quickly regained their composure and slowly worked their way to within one point late in the game. L.C. Bird PG Pinky Wiley refused to give up the lead, and hit clutch free throws down the stretch to keep his team ahead. Down 2 with 4 seconds to go, Norcom went for the win by purposely missing a free-throw but were unable to capitalize and L.C. Bird held on for 59-57 win.

Key Stats:

I.C. Norcom:

K.J Davis- 18 points

Travis Ingram- 12 points 7 rebounds

L.C. Bird:

Pinky Wiley- 19 points 4 assists

Charles Falden – 14 points