January 22, 2013 > Huskies prevail over Colts
Huskies prevail over Colts
By Mike Heightchew
Washington's Huskies beat James Logan Colts 59-54 on January 18 to set up a big game with the Newark Memorial Cougars in the Mission Valley Athletic League; both teams have identical records at 5-5.
The Huskies came out to show off improved speed and play not seen last year. At the start of the first quarter, the Huskies closed down Colt shooting lanes with great team defense under the basket. The Huskies were able to drive though the Colts defense giving them many second shot opportunities.
Capitalizing on great fast breaks, the Huskies were able to move quickly without allowing time for a Colt defense to set up. At the half, the Huskies were up 18-6.
Matt Isola had a standout performance and was named the player of the game as he seemed to be a factor in every play.
In the third quarter, The Huskies showed real toughness as Logan fought back and made a run for the lead. A battle to the end, the Colts closed to within five points in the last quarter, but it was too little, too late. Final score: Washington Huskies 59 - James Logan Colts 54.