Eagles Race Past Goochland, 62-53

Published 9:09 am Thursday, January 22, 2015

FARMVILLE — Amonte Vaughan put up 23 points in Prince Edward County High School's varsity boys basketball game on Tuesday, January 20, to lead the Eagles to a 62-53 victory over the Goochland High School Bulldogs.

PECHS dominated the first half of the game by outscoring Goochland 19-9 in the first quarter and then 14-11 in the second quarter. The Bulldogs pushed past the Eagles in the third quarter and scored 21 points, while PECHS only managed 16. Goochland rallied again in the final quarter and outscored the Eagles 14-9. However, they were not able to catch up to the Eagles by the end of the game.

Teequan Banks was also a leading scorer, as he added 21 points to the Eagles score. Dushawn Williams contributed with six points, while Deonte Blanton scored five points.

The PECHS varsity boys basketball team will return to action on Friday, January 23, when they travel to Cumberland High School for a 7 p.m. matchup against the Dukes.