JV Boys Basketball
Our JV Boys Basketball Team hosted their first conference game on Friday, Dec. 1st against the Eagles of Grace of Christian. Our Warriors had worked hard all week on offensive execution and defensive rotations. The Warriors were focused and ready to face a tough eagles team. The Warriors knew coming into the contest that the Eagles always have very good athletes but if they executed it would be a good contest. The Warriors moved the ball well and gave themselves plenty of scoring opportunities. "We got a lot of good looks at the basketball but could not seem to get the ball in the hoop. There seemed to be a lid on the rim tonight" -Coach Sewell Although the Warriors were having trouble scoring their defense was pretty consistent. "I am proud of the way our guys competed tonight." - Coach Sewell
Our JV Boys Basketball Team traveled to face off against New Life Camp on Tuesday, Nov. 28th. The Warriors were ready to compete and work on playing better as a team. Although the game was intense, it was a great opportunity for the Warriors to try to execute the things they had worked on in practice. The Warriors showed that they had put in the time and effort to train and improve their abilities. "Although we didn't come away with the win, we were able to execute better as a team. I saw some positive things today from our guys." - Coach Sewell
Our JV Boys Basketball Team hosted Cardinal Gibbons on Friday, November 17th. The Warriors new they were facing a huge task but were ready to take the court. The Warriors struggled from the opening tip. The Warriors had difficulties executing their offense at time which caused problems for them in the long run. The Warriors were able to put a few stops together which allowed them to score 4 straight points, but the depth and pace from the Chargers proved to be too much. "We have to do a better job of executing on offense. We let the defense rattle us a bit so we have to get better." - Coach Sewell
Our JV Boys Basketball Team hosted the Lions of Trinity of Durham + Chapel HIll on Tuesday, November 14th. The Warriors were ready to compete and make up for their loss on opening night. After working on execution all week at practice, the Warriors started off strong and were able to get several good looks. "We did a better job of moving the ball on offense, which got us some good looks at the basket." - Coach Lee The Warriors played pretty solid defense as well which led to multiple deflections and forced the Lions into some turnovers. The Warriors will be in action again on Friday, Nov. 17th when they host Cardinal Gibbons.
Our JV Boys Basketball team traveled to HighPoint, NC to take on the Trojans of Wesleyan Christian Academy on Nov. 7th. With the exception of 4 returners, the Warriors are practically a brand new team this season. The Warriors are also under the leadership of new Head Coach Lee Sewell. The Warriors new that it would be a tall task but were up for the challenge. The Warriors had trouble scoring early against the much taller defenders of Wesleyan. The Warriors continued to play hard and together throughout the contest. "I am proud of our guys. They never gave up and continued to try to execute the plays that were called." - Coach Sewell The Warriors were led in scoring by Sophomore Luke Viera who score 12 points from behind the arc. The Warriors will be in action again on Tuesday, November 14th when they host Trinity Academy of Durham + Chapel Hill.
Our JV Boys Basketball Team hosted New Life Camp on Friday, November 18th. The Warriors were looking to improve upon their performance from the previous contest. The Warriors were scrappy from the tip. "We missed a lot of assignments on the defensive end but did a great job of cutting down on our turnovers. I was proud of the way the guys moved the ball on offense as well." - Coach Boone. The missed rotations on defense costs the Warriors as the Storm were able to capitalize on our mistakes. The Warriors fought the entire game and never gave up hope. "Malachi did a great job of rebound for us," said Coach Boone. The Warriors will be in action again on Tuesday, November 22nd as they host Ravenscroft. Come out and show your support!
The JV Boys traveled to Cary Academy on Friday, December 17th and fell short of a win after digging themselves into a hole that was a struggle to get out of. The Charges came on strong scoring early and putting defensive pressure on the Warriors which forced some untimely giveaways. The opponent made it tough for them and continued to score while the Warriors fought to keep up. Will Sink lead the team with 11 points, Bilderback added 10 points and 10 rebounds and McMahon and Shaw each had strong games adding 9 points each in the loss. The final score was 54-43. Coach Boone said of his team that he was "proud of the way we fought back despite the loss." They play again on Monday, December 20th at the Christmas Tournament held at St. David's School.
The JV Boys Basketball team hit the court again after a long but restful Thanksgiving break when they played an away match at Wake Christian Academy against the Bulldogs. They took their second tight loss in overtime this season which hits hard as a stinging loss but speaks volumes to the effort, relentless competitive spirit and grit the team has. The team should "feel proud of their work" said Coach Anthony Boone who mentioned he can't wait to see them back on the court after this tight game. Sink led the team in scoring putting up 15 points and Chesson, in his first game back off the injury reserve, gave the team a huge boost with 11 points. Crowder lead the team with impressive defense effort and took 11 rebounds off the boards. Stickney was a big contribution on defense with his energy and the team stayed scrappy through the end. The Warriors take on Cape Fear Academy today, December 1st, at 4pm in another of a string of away matches on the calendar. Let's Go Warriors!
The JV Boys took on Ravenscroft on Tuesday, November 23rd in tough back and forth game that was hard fought by our Warriors. Their opponent was seasoned and kept the pressure on St. David's. Though the game didn't fall our way the team is seeing a lot of improvement with each game and practice and promises better competitions to come. Sophomore Layton Bliderback led us with 10 points and 13 rebounds. Davis Crowder, another sophomore put up 9 points and Freshman Will Sink posted 7. "We played really good defense but had too many turnovers. Once we clean that up I feel like we're gonna turn a corner," said Coach Boone about his team. They will return after Thanksgiving break to resume their competition schedule in an away game at Wake Christian Academy on Tuesday, November 30th at 4pm.
The JV Boys Basketball team took on Trinity Academy on Friday, November 19th in a packed home crowd who were cheering on their Warriors in a Beach theme for the crowd. Their energy helped the Warriors stay neck and neck against a strong opponent in the Tigers. The boys showed great improvement from their last game just two days prior and the their efforts showed on the scoreboard. With a tight game the team went back and forth and closed the regular time with a tie. In overtime the Warriors stayed strong in both defense and offense and closed out the game in a close 36-39 loss. Will Sink and Davis Crowder lead the team in points posting 12 and 11 points respectively. Coach Boone said of his team that he was "proud of their efforts and they look forward to getting back on the court for more competition again soon." The Warriors play Ravenscroft on Tuesday November 23rd in an away game. Come support the team if you can!