Friday, February 3, 2017

Chester Boys Basketball clipped wings of Chichester Eagles

Report by Terry Thomas

Chester - 69, Chichester - 44

Chester (15-4, 7-1) clipped the wings of the Chichester Eagles with an easy 69-44 decision at the Clip Joint. Senior Jordan Camper matched his career high with 22 points to lead the Clippers. He also recorded a double double by cleaning the glass with 10 rebounds and his 4 blocked shots puts his career total at 102 passing Brandon "BJ" Robinson (101) on that list. The Clippers knocked down three treys to take control in the opening quarter which opened the lane for Jordan (4), Jaimhy Evans (2) and Brian Randolph III (2) to score on the inside. Michael Smith, Ahrod Carter and Jamar Sudan were responsible for the treys. Chester - 19, Chichester - 11. With Smith and now Jah'meir Springfield connecting from long distance, once again the lane was open for Sudan (6), Evans (2) and Timothy Johnston (2) to score. The Clippers were full steam ahead at this point. At the half it was Chester - 37, Chichester - 23. The heat of the Clip Joint coupled with the defensive heat applied by the Clippers limited the Eagles to an 8 point 3rd quarter while Camper outscored his foes with a 10 point quarter and Chester was out to a 24 point lead. Carter and Smith continued to connect from behind the 3-point line and Chester ended the quarter with a 55-31 advantage. Camper's fourth dunk and final points of the evening gave the Clippers their biggest margin at 65-33. Larry Yarbray Jr added his name to the list of trey-makers and one of 10 Clippers to score on the night.

Jamar Sudan again joined Camper in the double-double club collecting 10 rebounds to go along with his 11 points. Michael Smith and Ahrod Carter just missed double figures with 9 and 8 points respectively. Jaimhy Evans added 6 points, Larry Yarbray Jr, Jah'meir Springfield and Timothy Johnston each contributed 3 points while Brian Randolph III and Rahmaad DeJarnette completed the scoring with 2 points apiece.

The Clippers will celebrate their seniors on Saturday, February 4th which is the last regular season game they will play at the Clip Joint. Their opponent that night will be the John Bartram Braves from the Philadelphia Public League. The JV tips off at 6:00 p.m. with the Varsity to follow.

Chester will play their last two regular season games on the road when they travel to Academy Park on Tuesday, February 7th and Glen Mills on Thursday, February 9th.

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