Jamal Madison

Posted On: 02/21/19 8:30 AM

It was win or go home at Maury High School on Wednesday night, as day two of the Class 5 Region A quarterfinals were underway. In the second game of the double-header, it was a highly anticipated 3-6 matchup between #3 Menchville of Newport News and #6 Norview of Norfolk. Yes, that means the 6 seed had a little bit of a home court advantage at the neutral court site.

Norview started the game off well, as junior Jahn Hines scored the first six points of the game, and he continued to play well throughout the first quarter helping lead them to a 17-11 lead at the end of the first. However, Menchville battled back and started the second with a 5-0 run of their own, and the teams battled it out throughout the rest of the quarter, but Norview took a slight 28-24 lead into halftime.

The third quarter was extremely sloppy, with the game being called tighter and both teams turning the pressure up. The scoring stalled, as Norview was up 38-32 at the end of the third, but that wouldn’t be the case for long. The Norview Pilots blew the game wide open in the fourth quarter,

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