Longoria brothers, Wang score 16 apiece, as JV boys easily beat Wilton Christian

(Photo used by permission of Chuy Galindo)
Sophomore Steven Wang receives a pass from sophomore Reggie Fan. Wang was one of three to finish with 16 points in the Cavs’ 73-37 win over Wilton Christian on Feb. 5.

Date: Feb. 5

Opponent: Wilton Christian (0-5)

Score: 73-37

Quarter 1: 41-17

Quarter 2: 27-12

Quarter 3: 55-31

Leading scorers: Sophomores Jake Longoria (16), Steven Wang (16) and Bryce Longoria (16)

Inside info from Jake: “We played sloppy at the beginning and played down to them. We can’t play like that against Sacramento Adventist, so we need to step it up.”

Info about Sacramento Adventist: The boys are tied for first place in league with Sacramento Adventist.

Inside info from Bryce: “We got out in transition and made easy baskets. We had good defensive pressure throughout the game and forced a lot of turnovers.”

Interesting facts: It was Wilton’s homecoming game, so there were a lot of fans cheering on the bleachers. Wilton has two female players on their boys’ team.

Player of the game (unanimous team vote): Sophomore Howard Yuan. “He played strong defense and was an anchor. He didn’t let anyone behind him, and he also rebounded a lot,” Jake said.

Next game: Tuesday, Feb. 9, away against Faith Christian at 4:30 p.m. The boys have three more games this season.

Longoria brothers, Wang score 16 apiece, as JV boys easily beat Wilton Christian

(Photo used by permission of Chuy Galindo)
Sophomore Reggie Fan (25) looks to grab a rebound as sophomore Harkirat Lally shoots a free throw.

—By Annya Dahmani

 

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