|Franklin County freshmen whip Halifax County|
Franklin County freshman basketball players Andrew Harris and Nick Guadarrama (See More Photos link) drive to the basket for points during Wednesday night’s 52-29 triumph over Halifax County’s boys’ freshman squad in a game played in South Boston. In pacing the Eagles to the wire-to-wire victory, Harris netted a game-best 18 points, while Guadarrama tallied 16. FCHS improves its record to 2-1 with its second straight victory. (Photos courtesy of Joe Chandler/Gazette-Virginian South Boston)
Friday, December 7, 2012
SOUTH BOSTON -- Franklin County's boys' freshman basketball team scored 17 of the game's first 18 points en route to a 23-point, 52-29 rout of Halifax County Wednesday night.
Nick Guadarrama netted 16 of his game-best 18 points in the first half, while Andrew Harris tallied 16 points and Hunter Barbour finished with 10.
Guadarrama and Harris combined for 25 of the Eagles' 35 first-half points.
FCHS (2-1) led 19-3 after the first quarter and used a 16-6 second-stanza spurt to push the spread to 26 points, 35-9, at intermission.
The Eagles won the third quarter, a stanza in which they lead by a high of 31 points (46-15) at one juncture, 11-10.
The Comets took the fourth period 10-6.
Halifax made 12 field goals, one of which was a 3-pointer, and was 4 of 11 from the free-throw line (36.4 percent).
Seven players scored for the Comets none of whom were in double figures.
FCHS converted 24 field goals, including one 3-pointer, and was 3 of 7 from the free-throw line. Also scoring for the Eagles were Noah Davis with six points and Fred Mack with two.