The Clarksburg girls and boys basketball teams are off to 3-0 starts, after Monday night’s victories over the Sherwood Warriors. The Lady Coyotes earned a road win with a 67-64 victory, while the boys’ defended the Coyote Den with a 64-48 victory over Sherwood.
The boys were led for the third straight game by senior Stephen Armstrong with another 24 point performance. Armstrong is averaging 20 points a game this young season. He hit six field goals, one three-pointer and shot 64 percent from the foul line hitting nine of 14 shots.
Also in double-digits for the Coyotes was Cornell Hanna who scored 14 points, five from the field and four free-throws. Raemond Thompson added nine points Monday night. As a team the Coyotes shot 65 percent from the foul line, nailing 24 of 37 shots from the stripe.
The Warriors were led by Davis Long with 11 points, three from the field, one three-ball and two foul shots in the loss. Donavon Lacey was the next highest scorer with nine points for Sherwood.
The Lady Coyotes of Clarksburg are also unbeaten in the young season with victories over Urbana 48-41 last Tuesday, and Damascus 43-37 on Friday night.
Both the Lady Coyotes and the boys will travel to face winless Watkins Mill teams on Friday night. The Wolverines are coming off losses to Churchill. The Lady ‘Rines lost 53-27 and the boys lost 56-26. The Watkins Mill boys team will host Frederick County’s Governor Thomas Johnson High School Wednesday prior to the meeting with Clarksburg on Friday.
Top: Clarksburg’s Stephen Armstrong (23) with the layup for two of his 24 points on Monday’s victory over Sherwood. He is defended by Sherwood’s Donovan Lacey (22).
Next: The Coyotes’ Kene Okafor (10) with the shot from the foul line.
Photos by Karen Armstrong for Germantown Pulse.