UNIONVILLE — The Community Vikings ran into a juggernaut Thursday night as the height and reach of the Franklin Road Christian Minutemen were too much for the Vikings to handle as the Minutemen …
UNIONVILLE — The Community Vikings ran into a juggernaut Thursday night as the height and reach of the Franklin Road Christian Minutemen were too much for the Vikings to handle as the Minutemen finished with a 74-44 win.
Community started well as the Vikings used two teams of five interchangeably throughout the game.
With seniors Cole Crockett and Jacob Flannagan each scoring four points, the Vikings led briefly and trailed 16-13 with 2:51 left in the first quarter before the Minutemen got hot.
Using a decided height advantage, FRC scored the next 10 points and finished the quarter with a 26-15 lead.
The Minutemen used two runs of 8-0 in the second quarter as the Vikings did not have an answer for the explosive FRC offense.
The Minutemen took a 48-25 lead into the intermission.
A 16-0 run by the Minutemen in the third quarter helped extend the FRC lead to 68-34 after three quarters.
The Vikings narrowed the Minutemen winning margin by outscoring FRC 10-6 in the fourth quarter.
Parker Applegate led the Minutemen with 26 points.
Corey Paterick was the leading scorer for the Vikings with eight points.
FRC 26 22 20 6 — 74
Community 15 10 9 10 — 44
FRC: Parker Applegate 26, Tripp Walker 16, Judson Bjornstad 15, Noah Pence 8, Ben Walker 5, Mason Alcorn 2, Evan Dewey 2, Fletcher Lancaster, Anderson Dickey, Kyler Neal, Peyton Applegate.
Community: Corey Paterick 8, Jacob Flannagan 7, Cole Crockett 6, Dallas Grooms 4, Emery Smith 1, Jason Cullum 6, Landon Lovvorn 4, Landon Berman 4, Austin Stickler 4, Ramon Hernandez, Noah Watson, Moe Berman, Jaxon Williams.
3-Point goals: FRC (7): Bjornstad 3, Parker Applegate 2, T. Walker, B. Walker; Community (3): Paterick 2, Cullum.
Halftime score: FRC 48, Community 25.
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