Boys' Varsity Basketball
vs Kingswood-Oxford School
Score/Result: 78-62 W
Monday, January 09, 2017
Taft squared up against the Wyverns of Kingswood-Oxford in their second game of 2017. The Rhinos got off to a hot start as they jumped out to a 16-7 lead but K-O would not go away. The Wyvern battled back and cut the margin to 4 points midway through the first half. However, The Rhinos finished the half on a run of their own that propelled them into halftime with a 40-26 point advantage.
The Big Red started the second half with more energy and effort than they displayed in the first half and were able to inflate the lead to 29 points after 8 minutes had passed. Tonight marks the first game in which all players who dressed foro Taft scored a basket. Sophomore David Brown scored his first points of his career on a layup after a crafty dish from Nick Nelson ’17. The final score was 78-62.
The Rhinos next game is home against Kent on Wednesday at 2:30.
JOHNSON – 15 Points, 7 Rebounds, 5 Steals, 3 Assists
CHESTER – 12 Points, 7 Rebounds, 5 Assists, 3 Steals
RUCKER – 8 Points, 5 Assists, 4 Rebounds
HOLZMAN – 10 Points, 3 Rebounds
PRINTZ – 11 Points