The Northwest Jaguars travel to play the Gaithersburg Trojans. Both the Jaguars and Trojans played with high intensity the first quarter. #20 Andy Kwiatkowski for Gaithersburg hits 3 three pointers to begin the steam rolling of points. Northwest is being out rebound but Gaithersburg helping them create more fast easy baskets opportunities on the transition. But the Refs did call 5 fouls on the Jaguars in the first quarter. 22-11 Gaithersburg at the end of the quarter. Gaithersburg came out with a full press hassling the back up point guard for Northwest, the starting guard #3 Jamar Wilson injured his right ankle, not returning until after halftime. #33 Anthony Tarke for Gaithersburg became a big contributor in the late minutes of the 2nd half of the game. At half time 47-32 Gaithersburg. Matching intensity for isn’t the problem for Northwest it’s shot selection and being able to rebound. Gaithersburg was able to a high percentage of their Shots in the 3rd to have a conformable lead. 69 to 49 Gaithersburg. Mid way through the 4th #35 Tyrrell Richardson for Northwest also injured his ankle. He did not return. The back ups for the Trojans got in the last 3 minutes of the 4th quarter to seal the game. 96-63 Gaithersburg.
Final Score Gaithersburg 96 Northwest 63
Scoring for the Gaithersburg Trojans
#1 Geron Brathwaite 20 points, #10 Greg Cross 5 points, #14 Brian Zayman 8 points, #20 Andy Kwiatkowski 16 points, #21 Michael Mstowski 2 points, #23 Tyrik Ethridge 2 points, #24 Devon Johnson 6 points, #33 Anthony Tarke 27 points, #34 Matt Muerson 2 points, #45 Shawn Freshley 4 points, #50 Henry Yoboue 4 points
Scoring for the Northwest Jaguars
#3 Jamar Wilson 19 points, #5 Quincy Ofori 2 points, #21 Masangu M. 3 points, #23 Nick Pinto 9 points, #24 Reagan Z. 9 points, #25 Tim Blakapia 13 points, #32 Justin Woodward 2 points, #34 JD Battle 4 points, #35 Tyrrell Richardson 2 points
All photos from the game can be viewed and purchased at https://mocodaily.smugmug.com/High-School-Sports/20142015-High-School-Sports/Basketball/01-15-2015-Gaithersburg-HS-vs/