By Terry Thomas ==> The Chester Clippers (12-3) completed the first half of league play at 5-0 with a decisive 70-50 victory over the visiting Glen Mills Battlin Bulls.
Senior Jordan Camper got the Clippers started with an alley-oop from sophomore Michael Smith and Chester never looked back. Smith handed out 4 of his 5 assists in the opening quarter as Chester sprinted out to a 23-12 lead. Senior Jamar Sudan and junior Brian Randolph III led the Clippers with 7 points apiece, a trey and a couple free throws accounted for senior Ahrod Carter’s points. Sophomore Jaimhy Evans dropped in a layup to complete the scoring.
Sophomore Rahmaad DeJarnette came off the bench to lead the team in the second quarter where he scored all 7 of his points as Chester increased its lead to 17 at the half. Chester – 44, Glen Mills – 27.
Sudan drove the lane for his final six points in the 3rd with a trey from senior Tyrel Lennon and buckets from Smith, Camper and junior Timothy Johnston enabled the Clippers to further extend their lead to 21 at the end of the 3rd quarter. Chester – 59, Glen Mills – 38.
The Clippers went long distance in the final quarter with senior Jah’meir Springfield connecting on two treys and Johnston added a trey. Evans added two more points to finish with 4 on the night.
Sudan accounted for another double-double cleaning the boards with 10 rebounds to go along with his game high 17 points. Randolph finished with 9 points, 7 rebounds and Camper who suffered an eye injury in the first quarter tallied 4 points, 3 blocked shots and 4 rebounds. The team finished the night with 14 assists on 26 made baskets. Ten of the 12 Clippers who saw action entered their name in the scoring column.
Chester continues league play on Thursday, January 26th when the travel to the ‘Shoebox’ on Essex Ave to take on the Penn Wood Patriots.