Drifters deliver late punch to edge Red Devils, 58-56

Lancaster’s Jalen Forrest (12) defends a shot by Colonial Beach’s MJ Virgil (44) during a varsity game at LHS. Photo by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Lancaster lost a 14-point halftime lead and gave up an uncontested shot to Mason Delane with seconds on the clock last Friday as Colonial Beach came from behind to edge the host Devils, 58-56, in varsity basketball.

We gave it away. Well, I feel like I gave it away. I’m kicking myself,” said LHS coach Tim Rice. “From here on out, we’ll go into a zone on the inbounds underneath the basket.

But we lost it way before that,” he added. “It really happened in the third quarter. We didn’t put them away like we…