Fulton boys basketball loses to CBA and Indian River

Fulton’s Seth Britton takes a shot over Christian Brothers Academy’s Billy Burns Tuesday night. Fulton lost 65-35.

Fulton’s Seth Britton takes a shot over Christian Brothers Academy’s Billy Burns Tuesday night. Fulton lost 65-35.

by Rob Tetro

The Fulton Boys Varsity Basketball Team recently lost games to postseason bound Christian Brothers Academy and Indian River.

Christian Brothers Academy quickly established a double digit lead over Fulton en route to a 65-35 win Jan. 29

Unfortunately for the Red Raiders, it didn’t get any easier when they took on Indian River Feb. 1. Like the previous game, Fulton found itself trailing by a double digit deficit early on.

Like Christian Brothers Academy, Indian River didn’t relinquish its efforts as it cruised to a 25-point win over the Red Raiders.

Christian Brothers Academy (7-8) wasted little time getting in gear when it took on Fulton. By the end of the first quarter, Christian Brothers Academy established a 10-point lead over The Red Raiders.

Christian Brothers Academy continued its effective play during the second quarter. They outscored Fulton by seven points to take a 17 point lead into halftime at 29-12.

Despite The Red Raiders best efforts, they were unable to slow down Christian Brothers Academy during the second half.

CBA outscored Fulton by six points during the third quarter to extend its lead to 25 points. CBA put the finishing touches on an impressive performance during the fourth quarter. They outscored the Red Raiders by seven points to cap off a 65-35 win.

Fulton was led by Jordan Baldwin, who scored nine points. Following Baldwin was Tanner Gorton with six points while Cody Green added five points. Mark Pollock and Cody Dick chipped in four points each and Jacob Cruciti, Austin Haskins and Steven Henri combined to score seven points.

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