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Boys Hoops Tame Schley Wildcats

MACON, Ga. – The FPD boys basketball team (2-16) snapped twelve-game losing skid on Saturday evening at the Middlebrooks Athletic Center, defeating the Schley County Wildcats 64-56.

T.J. Sams netted a game-high 29 points, 16 coming in the second half, to lead the Vikings to the victory.

FPD also got balanced scoring with Sams’ offensive outburst as seven other players scored at least four points.

FPD trailed 29-23 at halftime, but outscored the Wildcats 26-10 in the third quarter to take the lead for good.

The Vikings held the advantage from downtown, draining six 3-pointers to the Wildcats’ none.

FPD returns to action on Monday night, hosting Twiggs County in a region-7 contest at the Middlebrooks Athletic Center at 7:30 p.m.

The Cobras defeated FPD on Friday night, Jan. 24, 65-61 in Jeffersonville.

The First Presbyterian Day School Department of Athletics strives to build the student-athlete both in the playing arena and the classroom while upholding the school’s mission statement to educate and equip students to change the world for God’s glory. For more information, visit www.fpdvikings.com and sign up for up-to-the-minute news and scores by visiting www.twitter.com/FPDVikingSports.

BOX SCORES:

Friday, January 24, 2014

TWIGGS COUNTY 65, FPD 61

FPD 16-18-11-16–61

Twiggs County 22-16-10-17–65

FPD: Lengel 6, Sams 22, Oates 3, Thomason 7, Burns 7, Lader 1, Samuel 15.

Twiggs County: Ates 8, Young 5, Thorpe 7, Clay 5, Cornelius 12, Whittle 7, Baker 21.

3-pointers: FPD 5 (Sams 2, Oates 1, Thomason 1, Burns 1); Twiggs County 7 (Bakes 3, Clay 1, Thorpe 1, Ates 2).

Records: FPD 1-16.

 

Saturday, January 25, 2014

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