Maryland High School Basketball - Long Reach nipped by AtholtonFebruary 23, 2018: Columbia, MD 21044
In Friday's non-league match, the host Atholton Raiders basketball team scored a tight 66-60 triumph over the Long Reach Lightning.
In their next game, the Raiders face the Centennial Eagles (Ellicott City, MD) in a non-league match, on Monday, February 26. Atholton will attempt to move on its 11-12 season record.
With the defeat, Long Reach moves to 7-16 on the year.
The Raiders and the Lightning went down to the wire before Atholton prevailed 66-60 in a very competitive playoff game. Justin Marsh led the Raiders with 11 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. He had three key defensive rebounds and a block in the last two minutes of the game.
Casey Parkins added 19 points, 5 rebounds and 5 steals.
Maxwell Murrray had 10 points, 4 assists, 3 rebounds and 3 steals.