Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Chester Boys Basketball falls to Reading

Chester - 57, Reading 69

Report by Terry Thomas

The Clippers record now stands at 2-3 after they fall to the host Reading Red Knights 57-69 on Thursday evening, December 23rd. The standing room only crowd witnessed an exciting ball game as both team got up and down the floor in the first quarter. Junior Jamar Sudan scored both inside and outside with 7 of his team high 14 points in the first quarter including opening the contest with a trey. Starting in his first contest fellow junior Jordan Camper contributed his only 4 points of the contest in the first but it was not enough to offset the 20 scored by the Red Knights. Chester - 15, Reading - 20. In the second quarter senior Marquis Collins got busy scoring 7 of his 13 points, junior Ahrod Carter added 4 of his 9 and junior Larry Yarbray Jr. knocked down a trey as the team played even at 14. Halftime: Chester - 29, Reading - 34. Chester put together a solid 3rd quarter both on offense and defense and the Clippers found themselves ahead 50-48 at the end of the third quarter by outscoring their opponents 21-14. The wind was gone from their sails in the final period when they scored a mere 7 points while the Red Knights were connecting on 12 of 15 foul shots and pulled away for the win.

The other Clippers that scored were Khaleeq Campbell (6), Stanley Davis (4) and Maurice Henry (4).

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