Rams shock Woodbridge in DIAA first round
GREENWOOD, Del. – Woodbridge’s boys basketball season came to an end Tuesday night after falling to the Dickinson Rams in overtime, 70-69, in the first round of the DIAA tournament.
The two squads battled back and forth for most of the first half, until Dickinson pulled away late in the second quarter. The Rams took a 7-point lead into halftime.
Woodbridge came out on fire, going on an 11-2 sprint to retake the lead.
Dickinson’s Maurkel Harrigan knocked down a 3-pointer as the buzzer sounded on the third quarter, closing the Blue Raider lead to just one.
The Rams built a 4-point edge with 3:57 to go, but Woodbridge cut the lead down to two with seconds remaining.
Dickinson missed two free throws in the final seconds, but Woodbridge’s Ricky Kane knocked down two free throws to tie the game. A half court heave by Kane was just off as the final buzzer sounded, and the game went to a fifth period.
Emmanuel Mosley got the Blue Raiders off to a fast start in overtime, with a corner 3. The teams traded buckets until Dickinson’s Jaylen Jenkins knocked down a 3-pointer to tie the game with 1:09 to go.
Quadir Hunter made a free throw to give Dickinson a 1-point lead. Kareem Ewell would miss two free throws in the final seconds that could’ve extended the Ram lead. Roach rebounded and passed ahead to Kane, whose running 3 again hit off the backboard, and the Rams rushed the court in celebration.
Ewell led the Rams with 18 points, Bry’cere Spratley had 17, Harrigan added 14.
Roach led all scorers with 25, Kane finished with 18, Mosley added 14, and Derron Kane dropped a dozen.