Spartans Downed By Number Two University

By Brandon Baker

The Greenbrier East Spartan boy's basketball team picked up their first win of the seaon in their opening game of the Jerry Bradley Memorial Christmas Tournament on Friday, December 29, when Nathan Lemons drilled a 3-pointer with three seconds left, but unfortunately that momentum did not carry over into Saturday night when they lost to the Class AAA's second ranked team, the University Hawks, by a score of 72-41.

To defeat the Hawks, who came into the game 6-0 after a 102-27 win over Wayne, the Spartans needed to deal with their relentless, WVU-style full court pressure. University (7-0) had scored over 10 points in a game three times already this season.

Read more in the Tuesday, January 2, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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