, 2014

Indians clip Devils
in overtime, 72-63

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Northumberland outscored Lancaster 14-5 in overtime to finally shake the Devils for a 72-63 win in Northern Neck District varsity boys basketball last Tuesday.

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Northumberland outscored Lancaster 14-5 in overtime to finally shake the Devils for a 72-63 win in Northern Neck District varsity boys basketball last Tuesday.

Northumberland took a three-point lead in the first quarter and held a 35-26 advantage at the half, but allowed Lancaster to go on a 9-3 run to close the gap to three, 38-35, late in the third.

The Devils tied the contest for the first time at 38-38 with two minutes to play in the third and took their first lead of the game, 41-40, early in the fourth.

Lancaster had held Northumberland to five points in the third quarter.

The homestanding Indians regained control and went up by six late in the fourth before Lancaster's Ricky Gibson stole the ball and dished it to Taj Smith, who took the shot to tie the game at 58-58 with seconds to play.

Gibson also made a key block at the end of regulation time to hold the tie at 58 and send the game into extra minutes.

Aaron Lewis scored 18 points to lead five double-digit scorers in a balanced attack for Northumberland. Kyle Elmore scored 14 points, Wesley Jackson added 13 and Keith Bryant chipped in 10.

Tyler Colding scored 23 points to lead the Red Devils and Gibson added 15.

Lancaster is now 12-3 overall and 3-2 in the district and has only three games remaining in regular season play. The Indians improved to 10-7 overall and 3-2 in the league.

The Devils will travel to Colonial Beach tomorrow (February 1) and host a rematch with Northumberland on Tuesday, February 5.


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