Liverpool took a close game against Annapolis West Education Centre (AWEC) with a score of 56-48 at home on Jan. 18.
The Warriors also finished with a win against Windsor’s King’s Edgehill School, defeating the Division III team 42-30 on Jan. 16.
Liverpool vs. Annapolis Royal
The Warriors came out strong, finishing the first quarter with a score of 16-5. AWEC made a comeback in the second quarter, by climbing ahead and bringing the score to 23-22.
Liverpool scrambled ahead again. Despite a close call, the Warriors finished the third quarter with a seven-point lead.
The Warriors and AWEC again fought a close battle in the final quarter, each team taking a number of shots against the other. Before the clock stopped, Liverpool gained 15 points and AWEC 14.
Liverpool vs. King’s-Edgehill
By the end of the first quarter, the Warriors led by five points with a score of 9-4. In the second quarter, Liverpool gained eight points and King’s-Edgehill five.
After a five-minute break, King’s-Edgehill returned to the court and gained six points in quick succession, narrowing the gap to a two-point difference. But Liverpool quickly pulled ahead.
The Warriors had a 16-point lead at the end of the third quarter. King’s-Edgehill didn’t give up. In the final quarter, the team gained 13 points, while Liverpool gained nine.
The Warriors are slated to play two home games, one against Barrington on Monday, Feb. 6 and Shelburne on Wednesday, Feb. 8.
There are nine teams in the league, of which six will head to the regional tournament, set to take place in New Germany on Feb. 17 and 18. Coach Terry Metcalf says the Warriors have a 5-1 standing with two games left in league play, which means the team should make regionals.