Varsity Boys Basketball defeats Chandler Prep

Tonight the Falcons hosted Chandler Prep and won 57-48. Leading scorer for the Falcons was Noah Farnsworth with 21 points. Travis Evans added 17 points and Joe Soriano added 10 points. Up by 6 at halftime the Falcons pushed the lead to 10 in the third quarter. However, Chandler Prep fought back to tie the game midway through the fourth quarter. In the end, the 13 free throws made by the Falcons in the fourth quarter was the difference. “That was a very sloppy game. We had too many turnovers but found a way to win. It is so huge making free throws late in the fourth quarter.”

Varsity Boys Basketball defeats Odyssey Prep

Tonight the Falcons hosted the Odyssey Institute and won 47-36. Leading scorer for the Falcons was Travis Evans with 16 points. Noah Farnsworth added 11 points. Coming out hot, the Falcons built a seven point lead at halftime. Odyssey would not get the score under four at any time in the second half. Timely steals allowed the Falcons to push the lead to double digits. “I was really happy with our effort tonight. We need to stop making poor decisions with the basketball late in the game. The kids were flying around tonight.”

Varsity Boys Basketball vs Scottsdale Prep

Tonight the Falcons traveled to Scottsdale Prep and lost 55-41. Leading scorer for the Falcons was Travis Evans with 20. Noah Farnsworth added 10 points and Joe Soriano added 8. Back and forth for most of the first half, the Falcons led by 4 at halftime. Pushing the lead to 10 at one point in the third quarter, turnovers and a barrage of three point baskets by Scottsdale Prep turned the game their way. “We were really solid for a long time against a team that is 9-1. We shut down for about a four minute stretch at the end of the third that killed us. “

Varsity Boys Basketball vs Anthem Prep

Tonight the Falcons traveled to Anthem Prep and lost 67-54. Leading scorer for the Falcons was Travis Evans with 18 points. Joe Soriano added 15 points. Back and forth all night, Anthem Prep was able to pull away with good free throw shooting and a few timely baskets. “They outplayed us tonight. Point blank. Our effort just was not good enough. We need to get back to work in practice.”

Varsity Boys Basketball vs American Leadership Academy

Tonight the Falcons hosted American Leadership Academy and lost 68-27. Leading scorer for the Falcons was Noah Farnsworth with 12 points. American Leadrship Academy came out firing and built a big lead into the third quarter. The Falcons could not find a way to chip away at the lead. “Tonight was not a good night for us. Turnovers, rebounding, and defense all hurt us. Hopefully we can learn from this loss and get better.”

Varsity Boys Basketball at Horizon Honors

Tonight the Falcons traveled to Horizon Honors High School and lost 60-47. Leading scorer for the Falcons was Travis Evans with 17 points. Tied at 45 with 4:00 minutes left in the game, Horizon Honors made two big shots to push the lead to five points. Forced to foul, Horizon Honors made their free throws to clinch the game. “We hit a big three to tie it at 45, but had a couple tough turnovers that hurt us down the stretch. They made their free throws and we didn’t.”