Fast start carries Atholton girls basketball to win over Hammond

January 19, 2018 - Basketballs

An Atholton group that has struggled with delayed starts this winter managed to flip a book opposite visiting Hammond on Thursday afternoon.

The Raiders, behind some desirous play from sophomore Kayla Beckwith, non-stop a diversion on a 10-1 run and never slowed down a rest of a approach en track to a 54-38 victory. Beckwith finished with a team-high 16 points and Atholton (3-5, 5-8) won a second true county game.

“Coach has unequivocally been articulate to us about starting out [fast] from a burst and being a group to put a other group in a hole,” Beckwith said. “We wanted to like start out quick so that we didn’t have to play locate adult and could keep building on tip of a lead.”

Beckwith finished adult scoring 12 of a Raiders’ initial 19 points, converting a brew of lay ups and burst shots. Alexandra Hargrett (12 points) also started quick with 7 points of her possess during that opening stretch.