Chargers Charge Lakers
January 13, 2014Lakeland High School
In Friday night basketball action both the Lakeland boys and girls fell against their conference opponents the West Noble Chargers. With an early spark the Lady lakers took the lead in the 1st quarter. But the chargers rallied back and tied it at 16 before the half. The spark shifted from the Lakers to the Chargers in the second half and the Lakeland Lady Lakers fell short in the end, with a final score of West Noble 56 Lakeland 40. Leading the Lakers was Junior Abi Thompson with 19 points and 6 rebounds.
An early lead for the West Noble Chargers in Friday night’s game proved to be fatal for the Lakers, where the Chargers jumped ahead to a 27-10 lead. The lakers and chargers were almost dead even in scoring in each quarter following the 1st. But being even wasn’t enough; the Laker boys lost 72 to 55. Leading scorers for your Lakers were Chandler Mynhier with 16 points, Marco Olivares with 13 points and Daemyn Priestly with 10 points.
The Thursday prior the Chargers hosted our Laker boys’ team. The game was even until the last minutes of the game when the Chargers charged ahead for the 51-46 win over the Lakers. Leading scorers for the Lakers were Martin Gordon and Josh Collyer with 9 points a piece.