JGMS Boys’ Basketball Team Fought Hard Against Diamond Middle School

February 3, 2017
Dylan DiGangi was “A Beast from Underneath” by dominating the offensive boards scoring a team-high 10 points

By Jeff “JHo” Hoyland

Declan Garrity races for 2 of his 5 points for the JGMS Bucs – Image (c) Jeff Hoyland, 2107 all rights reserved – Click to view larger image

JGMS Boy’s basketball fought hard against Lexington’s Diamond Middle School in a loss 57-46.  Diamond Middle school played a dominant three-point game that was just too much to overcome.

The game had a rough start when Bedford could not hit a shot in the first 7 minutes, spotting Lexington a 13-0 lead. Adam Legere started a comeback by making the Bucs’ first five points, including a deep shot from the corner.  Matt Kazangian followed up with two three-point plays to pull the Bucs to a within 9 points of the lead by half-time.

Matt Kazangian leads the JGMS attack scoring 5 points in the 2nd Quarter – Image (c) Jeff Hoyland, 2017 all rights reserved – Click to view larger image

The second half featured Lexington’s outside shooting, and Bedford’s leading rebounder Dylan DiGangi. Dylan pulled the Bucs to within 5 points with a minute-and-a-half left to play.

The game became a foul-shooting chess match, with Lexington sinking most of their shots down the stretch.

Adam Legere,  Matt Kazangian, and Dylan DiGangi ended the game with 8 points each.

Dylan DiGangi was sent to “The Line” 9 times against Diamond Middle School – Image (c) Jeff Hoyland, 2017 all rights reserved – Click to view larger image
Adam Legere fires one of his two three-pointers against Lexington – Image (c) Jeff Hoyland, 2017 all rights reserved – Click for larger image




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