Sunday, January 16, 2022
Boys Basketball: Princeton Wins Season Opener Against Rosewood (PHOTO GALLERY)

Boys Basketball: Princeton Wins Season Opener Against Rosewood (PHOTO GALLERY)

In its season opener on Friday evening, Princeton used a strong defensive effort to defeat archrival Rosewood 51-28.

Leading 8-1 midway through the first quarter, Khamari Jones knocked down back-to-back three-pointers to make it 14-1 as Rosewood struggled to get going in the first quarter.

Jayden Braswell then scored four straight points, and the Bulldogs led 18-1 at the end of the first quarter.

Princeton led 28-11 lead at halftime.

In the third quarter, the Bulldogs outscored the Eagles 11-4. Christian Perris scored Princeton’s last four points, and the Bulldogs had a 39-15 advantage at the end of the third quarter.

Despite outscoring the Bulldogs 13-12, the fourth quarter, Rosewood could not overcome such a large deficit as Princeton easily got its first win of the season.

The Bulldogs had 10 players scratch in the scoring column. Aden Taylor scored team-high 11 points, while David Lamm paced Rosewood with eight points.

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