Leesburg, VA (Leesburg 12, 2017) – The Heritage Pride took the opening tipoff down the court and quickly hit a three for an opening lead. They maintained that lead through the first quarter by keeping the Tuscarora Huskies off balance and hustling like crazy.
And then the Huskies showed up. Hitting multiple shots from beyond the arc of their own, the visitors went on a 28-10 tear that effectively sealed the victory by the time the game was half over.
Chas Sumser Photography was there to capture the action and emotion and posted a gallery of images from the game.
The Pride deserves some credit for staying in the game in the third period, but they could not sustain momentum enough to cut into the Tuscarora lead.
A furious rally in the fourth quarter was too little, too late. Heritage poured on effective defensive pressure that forced multiple turnovers, but the lead was already too great and time simply ran out.
Final score: Tuscarora 82 - Heritage 72
|Players who could be clearly identified by jersey number are listed in the links below. Additional photos of these and other players may be found by reviewing the full gallery.|