The Patriot Pioneers claimed sole possessions of first place in the Cedar Run District standings Wednesday by beating Osbourn’s boys basketball team 57-47 at home in Nokesville.
They made 18 of 22 free throws to improve to 3-0 in the district and 13-1 overall while dropping the Eagles to 2-1 and 13-3. Devon Parrish made 7-of-7 free throws and 4-of-5 3-pointers for 25 points while Hagan Vandiver made 8-of-8 free throws en route to 16 points.
They helped Patriot take a 14-10 lead in the first quarter before the Eagles rallied for a 21-18 halftime advantage and a 35-32 lead entering the fourth period. The Pioneers, however, finished on a 24-12 run with the help of turnovers by the Eagles, who also struggled to finish at the rim.
“We lost our composure and it affected us,” Osbourn coach Rocky Carter said. “We hurt ourselves. Still, Patriot was the better team tonight.”
Patriot’s Jakai Moore added six points (3-for-3 shooting) and three blocks, while Vandiver had five rebounds, four assists and three steals. Yusef Salih also had five rebounds and Parrish had four.
For Osbourn, Jon Hylton had 14 points while Matt Pearson had eight with six each from Marquis Freeman and Anthony Samniego.
Potomac boys basketball 70, Hylton 50
The Potomac Panthers remained undefeated in Cardinal District play Wednesday by beating Hylton’s boys basketball team 70-50 at home in Dumfries.
They took a 16-7 lead in the first quarter, had a 30-28 advantage at halftime and entered the fourth period with a 51-39 lead en route to boosting their record to 6-0 in the district and 11-4 overall while dropping the Bulldogs to 2-4 and 2-13.
Tyrell Harris led Potomac with 16 points on 6-for-7 field goal shooting while Jakhari Taylor had 13, Ray Woods had nine and Anthony Jackson had eight with six each from Caleb Satchell and Lawrence Applewhite. Harris also had eight rebounds and three assists while Jackson had five rebounds. Julian Cumba-Figueroa added three assists with two steals apiece from Satchell and Applewhite.
Patriot girls basketball 52, Osbourn 34
Lauryn Moore scored a season-high 14 points Wednesday to lead the Patriot Pioneers to a 52-34 victory over Osbourn’s girls basketball team on the road in Manassas.
The sophomore also had nine rebounds to help the Pioneers amass 54 as a team en route to improving their record to 10-5 (2-1 Cedar Run District) while dropping the Eagles to 4-12 (0-3). Patriot took a 14-5 lead in the first quarter, a 26-12 advantage at halftime and a 35-22 lead entering the fourth period for a three-game winning streak.
Briana Griffin had 10 points and Caitlin Blackman had six with five each from Elena Bertrand and Kayla Amoah. Blackman also had nine rebounds with eight apiece from Griffin and Raigan Booker while Amoah had five. Booker added three steals, two assists and two blocks while Blackman had three assists and two steals.