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Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Boys Varsity Basketball falls to Whitman 44-43

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Friday, January 27, 2017

5:30 PM

Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School
AWAY
43

Whitman
HOME
44

Game Recap

Trailing by 13 points at half-time, the Barons drew to within one point with a chance to win or tie the game in the closing seconds, but a last second shot came up short and the Barons fell to Whitman by a final score of 44-43. The loss, the team’s first after 3 consecutive wins, drops B-CC to 7-9 on the season with 6 regular season games remaining on the schedule.

The Barons started making their move midway through the 3rd quarter. Junior Jerome Hillard found senior Cameron Galic in transition for layup to cut Whitman’s lead to 8 points. Senior Geovanny Caceras nailed a 3-pointer with 2 minutes left in the quarter to cut the lead to 6, and junior Miles English converted inside to draw B-CC to within 4 points of the lead late in the quarter. Whitman scored just before the horn to take a 36-30 lead with 8 minutes remaining.

Whitman extended its lead to 9 points early in the 4th quarter, but the Barons wouldn’t quit. Junior Gordon Gibson scored midway through the quarter to draw the Barons to within 7 points of Whitman, and Cameron followed that up with a floater in the lane to cut Whitman’s lead to 6 points with under 3 minutes to go. Geovanny and Jerome scored consecutive baskets to cut Whitman’s lead to 4 points with 2 minutes to go, and junior Thomas Baer nailed a clutch 3-pointer from the corner to pull the Barons to within 1 point, at 44-43, with 1:40 left to play. The Barons got a stop on the defensive end, and held for the last shot. Unfortunately, the shot came up short as the horn sounded.

Miles led the Barons with 14 points, followed by Geovanny with 11 and Cameron with 7. Jerome added 6, followed by Thomas with 3, and Gordon with 2.

The Barons will look to pick up their 8th win of the season when they host Einstein on Tuesday at 5:30pm.

Box Scores

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Bethesda-Chevy Chase
7

8

15

13

Whitman
13

15

8

8

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