FHS Basketball: Warriors Fall To JP Stevens, 58-48

Senior Cameron Snowden goes up for two of his 20 points in the Warriors’ December 29 game against JP Stevens High School.

Bad passing leading to converted turnovers stung the Franklin High School Warriors’ basketball team in their December 29 game against JP Stevens of Edison.

The Hawks took advantage of just about every opportunity they were given to score in their 58-48 victory over the Warriors.

The Warriors held a brief 6-2 lead in the opening minutes of the game, but it wasn’t long before the Hawks took command of the game. The first quarter ended with JP Stevens having a 21-10 lead.

The second quarter was Franklin’s, but the 15-9 performance only chipped away at some of Stevens’ lead. The teams left the court at halftime with the Hawks holding on to a 30-25 advantage.

The third quarter was a little more balanced, but Stevens still took it, 15-11.

It looked as though the Warriors might stage a comeback in the final frame, pulling within three points several times. But Stevens managed to find a way to pull ahead every time, winning the quarter 13-12 and the game.

Senior Cameron Snowden led Franklin with 20 points and seven rebounds.

Senior Darnell Marche contributed nine points, three rebounds and three assists, and Senior Jahlil WIlliams scored eight points and had two rebounds, an assist and a steal.

Senior Jake Novielli dropped two from downtown for six points. He also had a rebound, a steal, and assist and a block.

Rounding out teh scoring for Franklin was Junior Elisha Brown, who had five points with three rebounds, two assists a block and 4 steals.

With the loss, Franklin falls to 2-4 overall and 0-2 in the Skyland Conference.

Here are some scenes from the game:

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