Jacks top Hamburg by 24 Tuesday

Warren, Arkansas – Never in doubt, the Warren Lumberjack men’s basketball team took down Hamburg Tuesday night, February 1, 2022 by the final of 54-30.

By Rob Reep

The Lumberjacks put together a terrific first quarter, filled with attacking basketball. Six different Jacks posted points from the field in the opening period. Coupled with some high intensity defense, the lumbermen took a 14-6 lead into the second.

By halftime the lead was stretched to 15 points at 25-10. Warren put the game out of reach in the third quarter, scoring another 15 to lead 40-18. The Jacks went on to win by the final of 54-30.

Malik Day had arguably his best performance of the season to-date. The Lumberjack guard scored 16 points spread out over the entirety of the four quarters. His pace helped set the tone from the outset.

Another Warren guard, Isaac Richey, scored 11 and knocked down two threes.

Benjamin Escamilla, Warren’s big man in the middle, also had perhaps his best game of the season thus far. He scored eight points on the night.

Escamilla’s eight points were matched by Jayzhon McCoy who also scored eight.

Jalen Lee posted six.

Marcus Greene scored three.

Jayden Ridgell rounded out Warren’s scoreboard total with two.

Warren’s men move to 2-6 in 8-4A Conference play. They are now 3-12 overall and face a steep challenge on the road Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at Magnolia.

Jalen Lee(1) brings the ball down the court vs. Hamburg.
Malik Day(3) drives inside during the second quarter.
Malik Day(3) and Amario Blueford(13) await an inbounds pass from Hamburg.
Jayden Ridgell takes position inside the paint during the second quarter against Hamburg.
Jalen Lee(1) guards a Hamburg Lion.
Isaac Richey(10) directs Warren’s offense during the opening quarter against Hamburg.

Top photo: Warren’s leading scorer, Malik Day(3), takes on a Hamburg Lion defender.

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