RHS bounces back with opening-round win

Richmond guard Andre Pritchett (2) works around a pick set by teammate Dionte Marquez (10) in the first half of the Spartans’ first-round win over Gallatin at the Lawson Invitational Tuesday night. (Photo by Russ Green/Richmond News)

By Russ Green/Sports Editor

After a very tough Saturday night in Warrensburg, where the offense could manage only 26 points against the Tigers, the Richmond Spartan offense got back on track Tuesday night in the opening round of the Lawson Invitational. Richmond, the No. 4 seed, outlasted Gallatin 61-55 to advance to Wednesday night’s semifinal matchup with top-seeded Lawson.

Coach Kevin Jermain said, the Spartan offensive output should give his team a boost for the remainder of the week.

“Our offense has been struggling a bit this year and getting it going will hopefully it will give us a little bit of confidence,” he said.

The complete story is in Game On in the Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 Richmond News.

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