Cordova cruises past Good Hope

No. 1 Devils host Central-Florence Tuesday

By W. BRIAN HALE, Eagle Sports Writer
Posted 2/9/18

CORDOVA — Cordova used two big scoring runs to turn away Good Hope rallies and clinch the Class 4A, Area 10 title with an 82-53 victory on Friday night at Cordova.

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Cordova cruises past Good Hope

No. 1 Devils host Central-Florence Tuesday

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CORDOVA — Cordova used two big scoring runs to turn away Good Hope rallies and clinch the Class 4A, Area 10 title with an 82-53 victory on Friday night at Cordova.

Isaac Chatman recorded a double-double performance of 29 points and 10 rebounds, while tournament MVP Jayce Willingham scored 20 points. Dylan Hendrix had 15 points and Demetrius Kirk scored 10 points.

The Blue Devils jumped out to an 8-0 advantage and maintained an eight-point edge at the end of the first period, 18-10.

Midway through the second period, the Raiders drew within two points, 21-19, forcing Cordova to call time out to make adjustments. When play resumed, the Blue Devils scored 18 unanswered points to retain control, 39-19, at the half.

An offensive surge by Good Hope to begin the third period cut Cordova’s lead to 10 points, 43-33. Another time out and defensive adjustments paid off, with the Blue Devils going on a 14-1 run to take a 57-34 lead into the fourth quarter.

Cordova held the scoring edge in the fourth period, 25-19 to secure the 82-53 win.

The Blue Devils (21-9) will host Central Florence (15-13) on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the sub-region matchup.

Area 10 All-Tournament Team

Cordova

Jayce Willingham (MVP), Isaac Chatman, Demetrius Kirk, Kam Cooper and Dylan Hendrix

Good Hope

Isaac McDonald, Jacob Maddox, Landyn Freeman and Kallen Sharpton

Dora

Jamaal Harris and Jaymon Parker