2017-12-08 / Sports

Skyhawks fly by Richland Northeast

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Hammond's Lucas Prickett tries to get a rebound over Richland Northeast's Tysean Osbey and Norman Nowell.Hammond's Lucas Prickett tries to get a rebound over Richland Northeast's Tysean Osbey and Norman Nowell.Lucas Prickett scored a game-high 25 points to lead the visiting Hammond Skyhawks to a 67-46 win over the Richland Northeast Cavaliers in boys’ basketball action Wednesday, December 6.

Jordan Burch and Trent Green chipped in 12 points each, and Cleo Canty added six for Hammond. Isaiah Washington and Josh Lipsitz each got five, and Andre Wilson drained a couple of free throws.

Daniel Montgomery led the Cavaliers with 14 points. Norman Nowell finished with 11, and TyQuandre Davis got six. Donovan White, Nate Robinson, and Dominic Vereen had four points each, and Miguel Jackson added a 3-pointer.

The Skyhawks came out red hot outscoring the Cavaliers 25-7 in the first quarter. Burch led the way for Hammond with ten points. Prickett added eight, Green had four, and Washington got three. The Cavaliers got a 3-pointer from Montgomery and baskets from Robinson and Vereen.

Richland Northeast fought back in the second with 18 points to Hammond’s 14. Nowell sank a couple of 3-point

Hammond's Trent Green flies to the hoop between Richland Northeast's Nate Robinson and Tysean Osbey.    Photo by Perry McCleodHammond's Trent Green flies to the hoop between Richland Northeast's Nate Robinson and Tysean Osbey. Photo by Perry McCleod

ers for the Cavaliers, and Montgomery added five points. Jackson got a 3-pointer, and White and Vereen got baskets. Lipsitz paced the Skyhawks with his five points. Canty added four, and Burch and Prickett had two each. Green sank a free throw, and Hammond led 39-25 at the break.

The Skyhawks grew their lead to 54-35 at the end of three. Green led the way with seven. Prickett added another six points, and Washington got a bucket. Nowell got five for Richland Northeast to go with a 3-pointer from Davis, and a basket from Robinson.

The teams played even in the fourth. Hammond got 13 points with nine coming from Prickett and two each from Wilson and Canty. Montgomery got six for the Cavaliers to go with a 3-pointer from Davis and a couple of free throws from White.

Richland Northeast's Daniel Montgomery gets a layup against Hammond.    Photo by Perry McCleodRichland Northeast's Daniel Montgomery gets a layup against Hammond. Photo by Perry McCleod

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