Hawks Lose Squeaker to West Deptford in Boys Basketball
The Hawks fell in a close match to the Eagles, 50-49.
A dogfight may be putting it mildly for the matchup between West Deptford and Haddon Township's boys basketball teams Thursday night.
Staying neck-and-neck with the Hawks all night, West Deptford managed to pull off a win—beating Haddon Township by just one point.
The game started off in a similar fashion, as West Deptford held onto a one-point lead over the Hawks with a score of 11-10 at the end of the first quarter. West Deptford only managed to expand their lead by a slim margin, ending the half 24-20.
With Haddon Township gaining a little more momentum in the second half, the Hawks outscored the Eagles for the third and most of fourth quarter. Yet, thanks to a game winning layup in the last three seconds of the fourth quarter, Mike Gardner delivered a win for West Deptford with a final score of 50-49.
Trey Thatcher was Haddon Township's high-scorer, logging 19 points. R.J. McCoullough contributed nine, and Pat Burns and Nick Marino each posted eight points.
Haddon Township is now 14-8 on the season.