BASKETBALL: Christian Academy rips Georgetown, Winchester, Somerset

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The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg Rams defeated the Georgetown Crusaders, a home schooled group, 67-41, recently. The game, played at the Early Childhood Center Gymnasium drew 164 fans. From the start the Rams outmanned the Crusaders. Coming off a loss last week, CAL Coach Cory Robinson was not satisfied with sloppy play early in the game against Georgetown. He pulled the starters within the first minutes, apparently getting their attention as the Rams outscored Georgetown 31-5 in the second quarter.

Matthew Robinson put on a shooting clinic in the second quarter with 10 points in rapid succession as CAL built a 46-31 leas at the half. Coach Robinson played the CAL junior varsity team for the remainder of the game, using a total of 19 players. Dillon Harper claimed top honors being the team's high scorer with 16 points.

CAL 63, Winchester Christian 24
The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg Rams defeated Winchester Christian Academy, 63-24 to improve to 5-1 on the year.

From the tip off the Rams played fast-paced offense, and applied good defensive pressure. The defense led to many fast breaks on the offensive end.

Senior Jared Slaughter caused Winchester Christian trouble with his quickness and scored 11 points in the first half, many coming off steals and deflections. Matthew Robinson again led CAL players with 14 points, all in the first half as CAL built a 49-8 halftime lead.

In the second half CAL head coach Cory Robinson went deep to his bench. Reserve point guard Evan McCreary kept the CAL offense going, while Aron Dennis showed great leaping ability and strong rebounding efforts.

Coach Robinson said he was pleased with the team's effort.” The boys came out and executed offensively and picked up our intensity on defense. The boys pushed the ball well, and gave me a chance to work on my rotations,” he said.

CAL 48, Somerset Christian 28

On the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg boys' basketball team defeated visiting Somerset Christian Academy 48-28.

The Rams started the game with a new addition to the starting lineup. Forrest Bowman earned his first opportunity to move into the first five this year.

The Rams' defense held Somerset Christian to just 28 points for the game by controlling their movement defensively so that fouls were never a factor.

The Ram offense also seems to be coming together with improvement on rapid ball movement, which kept the Crusaders defense off balance.

CAL big men took advantage of the improvement. Zach Gray was the team's high-scorer with 12 points and Logan Lynn added nine, with most of their points in the paint.

Christian Academy head coach Cory Robinson said he “was pleased that his team did a very good job defensively, but they seemed a little out of synch offensively. This was a win against a good team."