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War Hawks Show Improvement but Continue to See Defeat

 The War Hawks came out strong on Monday, February 5th as they honored their seniors in a home match against Orangeburg Prep. This was one of the closest games that the War Hawks have played this season as they fought hard to maintain a lead but ultimately lost to the Indians with a final score of OP 56 to CPA 47. The War Hawks were led during the game by Senior Reeves Shrimpf who scored 13 points, Brandon Polk who scored 12 points, and Jason Dennis who scored 10 points during the game. “We fought so hard we just could not closed the deal,” Coach Brown said, “My heart goes out to our Seniors Reeves and Josh Padgett who played the butts off.  As a team we played some great defense and some of our best offense of the year.”

  Along with the Lady War Hawks, the War Hawks traveled to Savannah on Tuesday, February 6th to face St. Andrews in a region game. St. Andrews boys are considered one of the best teams in the region and their reputations proceeded them during the game. The final score for the game was SA 74 to CPA 40. The War Hawks were led by Brandon Polk, who scored 11 points during the game, and Jason Dennis who secured 7 points for the Hawks.” The War Hawks worked extremely hard, it is always a difficult night when a team can run 5 new players every couple of minutes,” Coach Brown said, “They press hold game, overall, we handled that better well we broke down in the half sets.”

 The War Hawks played again on Thursday, February 8th were they traveled to play against Thomas Heyward and were against defeated. With a slow start, the War Hawks were unable to regain a lead and were defeated with a final score of THA 69- CPA 35. Reeves Shrimpf again led with the War Hawks in points, scoring 11 points during the game. On Friday, February 9th the War Hawks hosted Bethesda Academy at home match where they were again defeated with a final score of BA 67 to CPA 21. Similar to St. Andrews, Bethesda is also ranked on of the higher teams in the region. “The score does not reflect the effort that we displayed tonight,” Coach Brown said, “We made BA work for every basket.  In our first meeting they had 7 or 8 dunks tonight they had none.  The guys work hard of the defensive end and when to two teams work hard talent sometimes dominate, that’s what happen tonight.  As I told them after the game, when there is that type of effort we can work with that and the wins will come.”  

Amye Stivender (218 Posts)