Kordell Lewis

Posted On: 01/10/19 11:00 AM

In Richard Montgomery's recent home win over Gaithersburg, sophomore guard Kordell Lewis drew the matchup of 6-foot-5 wing Jordan Hawkins. Hawkins scored over 20 points, but it came in a losing effort and he had to work for every point. Considered the best perimeter defender on the team, Lewis is a sophomore, but is experienced when you consider that he also started as a freshman. 

"I was just trying to do what I could to help my team get the win," Lewis said after the Gaithersburg game. "Defense is a part of the game, and defense wins championships. If you can get the hustle plays and play great defense, you can win a game no doubt."

Personally, Lewis did not have his best overall performance against the Trojans, but you have to like the fact that he cared more about the win than his overall performance. No matter how well or poorly he plays, the sophomore always plays hard and does everything he can to help his team win.

"Kordell is our toughness and defensive leader," said Rockets Assistant Coach Azhar Shamsudeen. "He sets the tone every game guarding the other teams best player."

In the classroom, Lewis is handling

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