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Derryfield vs. Sanborn Game 1

Coach Coward
SANBORN 71 - DERRYFIELD 48
 
Division II Sanborn used full-court man-to-man defensive pressure to strike early and late en route to a 71-48 victory over Division IV Derryfield in a mid-season clash at the AWC.
 
Forcing turnovers and attacking their basket, the visiting Indians built a 16-3 lead by the middle of the first quarter.  Settling down, and tightening their defense, the Cougars outscored Sanborn 6-2 over the next four minutes.  Jaxon Snyder was fouled shooting from outside the arc, and converted all three foul shots.  Soon thereafter, Kaven Fitch swished a 3-pointer from the right side.
 
Derryfield followed with a strong second quarter.  John McDevitt passed to Jack Krasnof for an early Cougar hoop.  Then Thomas Ferdinando scored from the outside, on a drive and from the foul line for 13 points as Derryfield matched Sanborn during a 19-19 fast-paced period.
 
Thomas opened the third quarter with a 3 from the left corner, and on the ensuing Derryfield possession, Janai Cruz matched him from the same spot.  When John converted an offensive rebound for a deuce, Derryfield had cut the Sanborn lead to 42-36.  But the visitors ran off 11 straight points to build a 53-38 lead at the end of the third, and protected it throughout the fourth to secure the win.
 
Thomas led Derryfield with 18.  Jack scored 10, and Kaven added 7.
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