Red Devils squeeze by Drifters, 43-41, to finish a 2-1 week

Lancaster’s Dorrien Lee scores on a fast break against Washington & Lee. Lee finished with 12 points. Photo by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Lancaster’s varsity boys basketball team beat Westmoreland County’s Washington & Lee and Colonial Beach last week to get off to a 2-0 start in Northern Neck District play.

Lancaster narrowly escaped unscathed, edging the Drifters 44-43 at Colonial Beach last Friday to end a three-game week. The Red Devils took a seven-point lead in the first quarter then were held to five points, including a field goal each by Dorrien Lee and Gerrell Moody, in the second to lead by one, 22-21, at the half.

Lancaster hit 5-of-7 free throws in the third for…[to-view-more]