Landrum beats Powdersville

Published 6:30pm Thursday, January 24, 2013

by Doug Dickerson

The varsity boy’s basketball team at Landrum High School played the Powdersville Patriots at home last Friday entertaining fans with an easy victory.

The Cardinals won 75 – 28 in a league match up. With this victory, the Cardinals increased their record to 16 – 2 with six games left in the regular season.

The Cardinals are good at being ready to play from the start of the game and this game was the same. The Cardinals held the Patriots to only 5 points in the first eight minutes and 9 points in the next eight minutes. At halftime the teams went into the locker room with Landrum on top 36 – 14.

The Patriots came out in the third quarter and just couldn’t get the offense going. The Cardinal defense held them to only 4 points. As a team the Cardinals shot 50 percent from the field, 40 rebounds and 17 steals.

Landrum’s Trevor Walker scored 14 points. Truston Whiteside played a great game with 10 points, five assists, and three steals and 11 rebounds. Teammate Daniel Bridges also had a great night. Daniel had 23 points, four steals and 12 rebounds.

The Cardinals’ home game against Carolina High School was moved from Friday, Jan. 25 to Thursday, Jan. 24. Results were not available as of press time.

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