On Tuesday, January 22, all three Patriots teams traveled to the peninsula to play Bethel of Hampton. The Junior Varsity guys had an excellent game. They pulled out in the lead very quickly, and stayed ahead the whole game. All the boys got an opportunity to play. Gabe Ortiz led the offense with 16 points. JV Patriots ended the game winning 37-30.
The Lady Patriots struggled to score the basketball against the Lady Pilots.The defense kept Bethel to 17 points in the first two quarters. Patriots made some changes at the half and had improved third and fourth quarters. Lady Patriots ended trailing 7-42.
The Varsity Patriots also had a rough start to the beginning of their game. They came back after halftime with renewed energy and were able to make up some lost ground. Wesley Whitfield had 18 points and Matt McGary contributed 10 points and 15 rebounds. Patriots ended the evening behind 39-60.
Senior Night is this Friday, January 25th in the TBA gym. There will be a special ceremony honoring the seniors and their parents between the JV and Varsity basketball games. Come out to support our Patriots and honor our seniors. Thank you!