JV Boys Fall Just Short

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Jimmy Hurley made two clutch free throws to tie the game with less than half a minute left, but the Oaks lost on a last-second basket off a deflection, 54-52, to Norfolk Christian Thursday night at home.

Nonetheless, the game was the strongest of the season for the Oaks. Jack McCaffrey kept Collegiate in the contest, bombing one three-point shot after another.

Trey Ritter returned from a first-half injury and the Oaks played a taller Christian team tough in the lane.

The JV boys team plays Tidewater Academy at home Thursday at 7 p.m.

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About jimsravesnrants

Jim Morrison has flown barrel rolls with the Navy's Blue Angels (he didn't barf), climbed and slept overnight in a 243-foot-tall redwood (he didn't fall), and gone one-on-one with Muhammad Ali (he didn't flinch). His award-winning stories have appeared in Smithsonian, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Private Clubs, This Old House, National Wildlife, Smart Money’s offspring, George, Context, Family PC, Good Housekeeping, Playboy, Biography, The Washington Post, Reader’s Digest, Utne Reader, Southwest Spirit, the magazine of Southwest Airlines, and American Way, the magazine of American Airlines, among others. His web site is www.jmwriter.com

Posted on January 21, 2013, in basketball. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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