Lancaster’s Tyler Colding gets off the ground to pass the ball while being double-teamed by Northumberland defenders. Photo by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi
The Red Devils went 17-3 overall and finished behind the first-place Drifters, whose only loss in the district came to Lancaster.
The Devils, who are hosting this week’s Northern Neck District tournament, were scheduled to play third-place Essex in a semifinal game last night and the Drifters went against fourth-place Northumberland. The winners will vie for the district championship at 8 p.m. Friday, February 15, at LHS.
Red Devils 60
Tyler Colding scored 17 points to lead three double-digit scorers for Lancaster in the Devils’ 60-45 win over Northumberland last Tuesday. Tykwon Redmond added 12 points and Ricky Gibson scored 12.
Lancaster expanded a nine-point lead in the third quarter with a 21-5 run that put the host Devils up by 25 going in to the fourth quarter.
The Indians made a late run at Lancaster, outscoring the Devils by 10 in the final minutes.
Aaron Lewis was the only Indian in double digits with 11 points.
Red Devils 57
Lancaster rode a big first-half lead to a 57-42 win over Rappahannock last Friday in the regular season finale.
The Devils led by only three, 11-8, after the first quarter, then took control for good in the second when they held the Raiders to five points. LHS outscored the visitors by 17 to take a 20-point lead.
Colding led three double-digit scorers for Lancaster, which got scoring from nine players. Colding finished with 16 points, Taj Smith with 13 and Jovante Smith with 11.
DeShawn Thompson scored 10 to lead Rappahannock, which suited up only seven players for the outing after losing several to injuries and ineligibility.