Eagles Soar Above the Storm (Zack Newman)

On December 16, 2011 the varsity boys basketball team representing the Centennial High School (CHS) Eagles stopped by the gym of the Long Reach High School (LRHS) Lightning. Coming off of a three game win streak, including a recent victory over a sharp shooting Marriotts Ridge High School, the Eagles looked anything but fallible. After Senior Steven Klima got the ball rolling with a deep trey, Centennial went right to work. In the first quarter, they did what they have been doing best all season, utilizing their elite passing, quick hands, and swarming defense. This formidable defense applied more than enough pressure to force the Long Reach offensive to become futile. The Lightning were finally able to put the sphere in the basket with 2:05 remaining in the first stanza. The quarter ended with LRHS only able to add an additional deuce to their side of the scoreboard and CHS well ahead, 18-4.

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