Rhode Island High School Basketball - West Warwick edges BurrillvilleDecember 14, 2018: Harrisville, RI 02830
The West Warwick Wizards (West Warwick, RI) basketball nipped the host Burrillville Broncos (Harrisville, RI), 67-65 in Friday's league test.
The Wizards (2-0) will now prepare for their test against Wheeler (Providence, RI). The Warriors go into the Division II test with a 0-1 record.
The Broncos now own a 1-3 record. They play next when they travel to Tolman for a Division II test on Wednesday, December 19. Burrillville will encounter a Tigers squad coming off a 70-57 non-league win over Central Falls (Central Falls, RI). The Tigers record now stands at 1-0.
The Wizards, who hit 13 of 24 shots inside the paint, jumped out to a 37-31 lead. Trailing 29-18 with 5:38 left in the quarter, the Broncos crept back in the game by making 8 of 10 shots from the foul line.
Aidan Lynn’s putback with less than :30 seconds left proved to be the game-winning shot as the Wizards grinded out a 67-65 road win in their league opener.