Varsity Basketball Falters Against Stony Point

Indy McBrearty, Reporter

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  • Henry Chuo ’23 reaches for a layup, moving past Stony Point defense. Chuo attempted this layup in the last play of the game.

  • Thomas Burke ’25 looks for an opritunity to make a pass in the second quarter. With Stony Point’s defense quickly approaching, Burke ended up passing the ball to Brady Tomich ’23.

  • With Stony Point defense quickly surround him, Gabe Parr ’23 make the decision to attempt a shot.

  • Cayden Branch ’23 goes up for a layup with Stony Point defense pushing behind him.

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On Friday, Jan. 13, the Warriors suffered their second district loss of the season at home, facing up against the Stony Point Tigers. Stony Point has had a solid season so far, with a 21-1 record.

This game was an important indicator of the playoff standings as both teams are closely seeded on the rankings. Throughout the game, the student section became more lively, pushing the players to play more aggressively. 

The Warriors kept the score close throughout the whole game, with a final score of 44-38. The Warriors kept Stony Point to the lowest number of points they had scored all year.

Sophomore Thomas Burke played one of his best games of the season, recording 10 points with a double-double, pulling down 10 rebounds. 

“The energy throughout the entire game was high,” Burke said. “We were right there with [Stony Point] until the end. We’re hoping to get a win next time we see them.”

The Warriors will play next Tuesday, Jan. 17, at Manor.