Cambridge moves to 4-0 behind a big offensive second half
HURLOCK, Md.- Behind 19 points from Dajawan Jackson, the Cambridge Vikings moved to 5-0 on the season with the 74-49 win over North Dorchester. The loss drops ND to 2-2.
It was a packed house at the new North Dorchester gym, not an empty seat in the crowd. The Eagles jumped out to an early 6-0 lead midway through the first quarter. The sixth point coming from Jaheim Copper, who scored his 1000th point on that basket. After the celebration, the Vikings would wake up and tie it up 12-12 after the first quarter. In the second quarter, the teams went blow for blow, shot for shot as CSD took the one point 26-25 lead. Makhai Palmer led the Eagles with a half high nine points at the break. Dajawan Jackson led the Vikings with nine.
In the second half, after a tough halftime speech form Head Coach Marty Bailey, the vikings began to pull away. Twelve third quarter points from Logan Middleton led the Vikings to a 50-37 lead headed to the fourth. In the fourth, they would put it away, outscoring the Eagles 48-24 in the second half to defeat North Dorchester 74-49.
The Vikings return to action next Tuesday when they travel to Centerville to take on the undefeated Queen Anne’s Lions. The Eagles will look to get back over .500 when they travel to Pocomoke to take on the Warriors next Monday.