MS Oaks Can’t Hold Early Lead

The middle school Oaks team of eighth-graders fired out to an early 9-3 lead against Norfolk Academy Saturday, but went cold from the field and struggled to handle the ball through the second and third quarters en route to a hard-fought loss.

Tanner Hirschfeld, who hit a three-point bomb, led the Oaks in scoring.

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Posted on January 26, 2012, in basketball and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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