Coyotes Beat Hornets Despite Mason Green’s 32 Point Game
The Clarksburg Coyotes improved to 6-3 with an 83-65 win over the Damascus Hornets. A tremendous effort from Damascus senior Mason Green, who score 32 points was not enough for the Hornets 2-6 Hornets to upset the Coyotes, who had four players in double-digits, two scoring more and 25 points apiece.
Clarksburg seniors Ian Krishnan and Michael Winterburn combined for 53 points in the game with Winterburn leading the Coyotes scoring 27 points, and Krishnan scoring 26 points. Winterburn had six field goals, two three-pointers, and was nine-for-nine from the foul line. Krishnan nailed six field goals, three from beyond the arc, and went five-for-six from the foul line.
However, Damascus junior Mason Green led all scorers with 32 points in the game to keep the Hornets close. Green was a sharpshooter Friday night, hitting six three-pointers and going eight-for-eight from the charity stripe. He also added three field goals on his way to 32 points accounting for just shy of half of the Hornets offensive output in the game.
Clarksburg had two more players in double-digits Stephan Hamilton finished with 18 points on six field goals, and shot six-for-six from the line. While Stephen Armstrong added ten more points, three field goals and was four-for-four from the line. As a team, the Coyotes went 24-for-25 from the line during Friday night’s game shooting 96 percent from the stripe.
Damascus which fell to 2-6 will host 3-4 Poolesville tonight (Tuesday, Jan. 10), while 6-3 Clarksburg will travel to face Gaithersburg tonight. The Trojans of lost all eight games this season.
Top: Michael Winterburn (4) scored 27 points in Friday’s victory over Damascus.
Next: Clarksburg Ian Krishnan (3) scored 26 points and shot six-for-five from the foul line. The Coyotes as a team made 24 of 25 foul shots in the game.
Photos by Karen Armstrong for Germantown Pulse.