The Richmond Register


December 14, 2013

H.S. BASKETBALL: Model handles Beechwood, 58-41

RICHMOND — For the second-straight game, the Patriots jumped out to a big early lead.

And for the second-straight game, they used that early momentum to roll to an easy win at home.

Model Laboratory (2-0) closed the first quarter on a 12-0 run and went on to pick up a 58-41 win Friday over Beechwood. Jared Adams had 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Patriots, while Ephraim Otieno had 15 points.

“We had a lot of steals off our press that led to some easy baskets,” Model coach Wes Scarberry said. “It was a good defensive effort, too.”

Model led 25-9 after one quarter and took a 35-23 advantage into halftime. Tigers were never able to cut the Patriots’ lead to single-digits in the second half.

Beechwood had a pair of 6-foot-5 post players, but Model was able to control the pace of the game and keep those big men from making a big impact.

Zack Rice-Gordon had 11 points, seven rebounds and three assists, Alex Chen had 12 rebounds and three points and Keith Mason had nine points and four rebounds.

Model is set to return to action at 7 p.m. today at home against Eminence.

Text Only
AP Video
13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide

Should Madison County’s three local governing bodies ban smoking in indoor public places?

     View Results