Improving defensively in second half brings victory for boys against El Dorado Adventist

Kevin Huang
Junior Reggie Fan dribbles down the court with an Eagle in pursuit.

Date: Feb. 9

Opponent: El Dorado Adventist (overall 18-6, league 6-4)

Location: El Dorado Adventist

Final score: 59-43 (Cavs’ victory)

First quarter: 16-12

Second quarter: 26-24

Third quarter: 49-33

Leading scorers: juniors Bryce Longoria (26) and Cole Johnson (13)

Additional info: Longoria had his season high with 26 points.

Inside info from junior Harkirat Lally: “We made some good adjustments in the second half and started making layups, which we weren’t doing in the first half.”

Kevin Huang
Junior Cole Johnson attempts to block an Eagle.

Inside info from junior Reggie Fan: “We were playing bad defense in the first half, and we were fouling them too much. That allowed them to stick around. We played better defense in the second half and got steals and didn’t foul them. We made our fast break layups.

Player of the game (per assistant coach Miles Edwards): “(Longoria) due to good defense and (the) 26 points.”

Next game: Monday, Feb. 13, at home at 7:30 p.m. against Valley Christian Academy (6-4). The Cavs previously defeated the Lions on Jan. 24, 80-75.

Cavs’ records: 15-4 (overall), 8-2 (league)

By Annya Dahmani

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