BMHS Pridetime Reporter
The Brien Mcmahon Boys basketball team fell to the Darien Blue Wave on Friday, January 12th by a score of 58-52.
Mcmahon got off to a red-hot start by opening the game on a 15-0 run. Junior Latrel Stewart led that raging hot start with back to back threes which really got the crowd jumping.However, The blue wave came surging back to silence the crowd and took the lead at the end of the 1st quarter 17-15. Justin Jordan stole the show for Darien by shooting absolutely lights out in the first half.Jordan had 20 of his teams 28 points at the half.
“Jordan is one hell of a player and it was tough to find an answer to stop him.”[Justin Longo ‘19] However Mcmahon did end up “finding an answer” for Jordan as he had just five points for the rest of the game.As for Mcmahon, Saikwon Williams led the charge for the with 16 points and was an absolute force to be reckoned with on the boards with 9 rebounds.Despite Mcmahon choking up a 15 point lead they went tied into the fourth quarter with the blue wave at 48 a piece.
Late turnovers and missed free throws were the kryptonite for the senators as the late comeback bid fell just short.
Look for the senators to return to their winning ways at home when they return to the M January 23rd to take on the Danbury hatters.Be there,Be Loud, Be the Senate.