, 2014

Indians beat Devils, 57-48,
to claim Tip-Off championship

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Northumberland went on a 15-5 first-quarter run and held Lancaster scoreless for five minutes in the opening period en route to a 57-48 win in the final game of the Northern Neck Rivalry Tip-Off Classic at LHS last Saturday.

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Lancaster’s Trevon Taylor (24) scored 18 points against Northumberland last Saturday. Photo by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Northumberland was leading 4-3 when they went on an 11-2 run in the first quarter for the 10-point lead to open. But the Devils rallied with a 7-2 run to start the second quarter and cut the margin to five by the half, 21-16.

The Indians scored another five unanswered in the third and held on for the win.

Lancaster’s Trevon Taylor led all scorers with 18 points and was the only double-digit scorer for the Devils.

Other games

Mathews pulled away from Lancaster in the fourth quarter last Thursday for a 62-52 win.

Lancaster held a one-point lead, 39-38, over the Blue Devils heading into the fourth quarter when Mathews blew the contest open with a 24-13 run.

Taylor led Lancaster with 21 points while Tykwon Redmond added 11 and Rayquan Ball scored eight.

West Point edged Lancaster, 68-66, in the Red Devils’ season opener last Wednesday.

Taylor led the Devils with 20 points and hit 5-of-7 free throws. Ricky Gibson and Tyrell Henderson scored 12 points each for Lancaster.

West Point led the entire game and was up 52-40 after three when the Devils made a late-game comeback. Lancaster outscored the Pointers, 26-16, in a fourth-quarter effort that fell short.

Lancaster will host Mathews tonight (December 12) and travel to the Eastern Shore Saturday, December 14, to play Nandua in a 3 p.m. game.


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