72-67 was the final tally for the Mariners home matchup versus Springfield Commonwealth. After trailing 56-64 with 1:55 remaining mariners went on a 16-3 run to finish the game. A layup by Mo Danmola sparked the run followed by a Quick 3 from Lora created mounting pressure that was too much for SCA. Hayes and Lora led the mariners with 23 points each Wilcox Chipped in 18 for the Rocky Hill School victory.
The Girls A Team beat Pine Point School, 23 to 10. With 5 minutes left, the steal by Francesca McCaughey and the lay-up by Kaeley Zito took the momentum RHS’s way. Leading scorers were Kaeley Zito 8 points, Charlotte 6 points, and 5 points from Lily Kerachsky.
Rocky Hill enjoyed another solid win in front of a home crowd. The girls played a very well-rounded aggressive game. In the first half alone they netted 15 steals and 8 assists. Six different players contributed to the game total by scoring points. High scorers were Katie Kerachsky, Alexis Cote and Kristina Greim each with 6 points. (First half stats only on R, B, S & A)
Player Points Rebounds Blocks Steals Assists
Hannah Boss 2 1
Sydney Boss 2 1 2 2
Skye Connell 4 1 1 1 2
Alexis Cote 6 1 1
Abbey Grandin 1
Kristina Greim 6 1 2
Katie Kerachsky 6 1 2 2
Franny McCaughey 4 1 3
Orabel Piccolli 2 1
Lilly Liebermensch NA
Team total 24 21 10 28 7
In a great back and forth game, the current Mariners defeated the alumni. Coach Mahmoud played with the alumni, but could not lead them back into the game in the second half. At the half, alumni were up by one.
JayJuan Hayes raced the length of the floor and beat the buzzer as Rocky Hill slipped past Classical, 73-71, in a nonleague matchup. Hayes saved the Mariners in a game where they led by 26 in the first half, as the Purple came all the way back to tie it at 71-71 with five seconds left. Tedrick Wilcox led Rocky Hill with 29 points while Hayes added 24. Patrick Welch hit five 3-pointers and led four Classical playerss in double figures with 29 points.
In the first game of Classical HS Christmas tournament vs Juanita Sanchez Cavaliers, the Mariners came out on top 72-52. After being down 1 at half 34-33 the Mariners kicked off the second half with a 21-5 run; ultimately this was too much for JSEC. Lora had 24 points Wilcox and Hayes each added 17.
11:00am Rocky Hill (Darks) 59 vs. Springfield Commonwealth (Lights) 54
12:30pm Hope HS (Darks) 51 vs. Springfield Commonwealth (Lights) 62
2:00pm Rocky Hill (Darks) 69 vs. Redemption Christian (Lights) 77
Rocky Hill enjoyed a win for their season opener in front of a home crowd. The girls played a very aggressive zone defense that netted a total of 28 steals with every player contributing to that statistic. Rocky Hill enjoyed a win for their season opener in front of a home crowd. The girls played a very aggressive zone defense that netted a total of 28 steals with every player contributing to that statistic. Kristina Greim & Katie Kerachsky had 8 pts. Kristina was the top rebounder with 7.
The boys middle school basketball A team scored 21 points this evening against Gordon Middle School. They never gave up and they never got down. Bennett Fine played tough defense and had the majority of our rebounds. Garrett Corsi and Drew Tamburini had multiple steals and were an integral part of our press break. Davis Lee controlled the ball for us on offense and lead the team in scoring. The boys broke the press well and never gave up.
The boys middle school basketball B team had a good showing today. Ben Lawson got the boys going when he scored off of the tip ball. Dudley Samponaro had a clutch free-throw to stabilize the team moral going into the first half. Alex Lehouiller and Nate Lee ran point well and each had steals. Biagio DeCenso also had a steal and was tough underneath the boards. Even though the end result was a loss it was a gracious one.