Green Tech Answers OFA's Fourth Quarter Really
ALBANY - OFA dropped a 68-54 decision Green Tech, a Class AA Charter School, on Friday night in the first game of its annual early season boys basketball trip to the Albany area.
While dropping to 1-1 on the season OFA Coach Mark Henry viewed the game in a very positive light towards its hopes to repeat as NAC Central Division and Section 10 Class B champions and return to the state tournament.
"Their quickness bothered us, but we adjusted as the game went on," said Coach Henry.
"But we did a lot of good things against a talented team. That is why we play the games down here."
The Devils' second game of the weekend will take place today (Saturday) against Mekeel Christian.
Joe Red who scored 11 in the first quarter, Day Walton and Justin all scored 15 points for the winners who jumped out to a 20-10 first quarter lead and pulled away in the fourth quarter after OFA moved within six points.
Jackson Jones sparked OFA rally scoring eight points in the fourth quarter and finished with 24 points, 16 rebounds and six blocks in an outstanding performance. Harry Powers buried three 3-pointers scoring nine points, MeSean Johnson tallied six points with seven assists and Trent Sargent scored seven points with three assists. Brogan LaRose scored four points, Tristan Love contributed two points and three assists and Connor Griffith added two points.