Blue Lions split j-v, freshman games with Fairfield

By Chris Hoppes - [email protected]

On Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, the Washington Blue Lions returned to the basketball court for just their second games of the season.

Washington played host to the Fairfield Lions.

In the junior-varsity game, Washington won, 47-44 in overtime.

Fairfield won the freshman game, 39-29.

In the junior-varsity game, the Blue Lions had three players in double figures, led by John Wall with 16 points. Wall hit three three-point field goals in the game.

A.J. Dallmayer scored 14 points for Washington and Noah Hicks had 11, including three three-point buckets.

Calum Brown hit two threes for a total of six points.

T.J. Mootz of Fairfield scored 16 points. He had two three-point field goals.

Wyatt Collins scored 12 points for Fairfield, Cade Miller had six points (he hit two threes); Brandon Ludwick and Trey House both scored four points and Owen Larrick scored two points.

The Blue Lions led 12-10 at the end of the first quarter.

At the half, Washington held a 19-17 lead.

The Blue Lions were in front, 28-27 after three quarters.

At the end of regulation, the game was tied, 37-37.

The Blue Lions scored 10 points in the overtime period to seven for Fairfield to emerge with the 47-44 victory.

In the freshman game on Jan. 5, Brennan Lovely led Washington with eight points, including two three-point field goals.

Garrett Rickman and Gabe Wightman both had five points (each hitting one three); Gabriel Tayese and Coleden May both had four points and Logan Presley scored three (he connected for a three-point basket).

For the visiting Lions of Fairfield, Trey House led with 14 points.

Gabe Fouch scored 11 points, including hitting two three-point baskets, Cade Miller scored seven, Caiden Fauber scored six and Larkin Friend had one.

The Blue Lions led 10-9 at the end of the first quarter.

Washington was in front, 22-16 at halftime.

In the third quarter, Fairfield scored 10 points, while the Blue Lions went scoreless.

In the fourth quarter, Fairfield scored 13 points and Washington scored seven for the 39-29 final.

By Chris Hoppes

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