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Sherwood destroys Northwood 73-46

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Sherwood v. NorthwoodHead coach Tim Gilchrist meets with his Sherwood team during a halftime break. PHOTO BY JACQUI SOUTH

SILVER SPRING – Sherwood snapped a three-game losing streak Friday night with a convincing 73-46 road win over Northwood.

The Warriors were led by Josh Seils, John Ervin and Davis Long, who combined for 49 points in the victory.

Seils scored a game-high 21 points to lead the Sandy Spring school while Ervin added 15 points and Long finished with 13 points.

“It’s a big win for us,” Sherwood head coach Tim Gilchrist said afterward. “We had an up-and-down January.”

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Kennedy stays undefeated after defeating Sherwood

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SANDY SPRING – The Kennedy Cavaliers toppled the Sherwood Warriors, 76-68, in boys’ varsity basketball to stay undefeated, moving to eight games without a loss.

It was no easy feat, however: The Warriors never let down, and junior shooting guard Davis Long annoyed the Cavaliers as he bombed precise three-pointers all game long.

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Sherwood surprises with tourney title

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20161227 Brad Pinchback Tournament-DRW-8Domenico Martella and Kevin Russell celebrate winning the Brad Pinchback Holiday Tournament after Sherwood defeated Bladensburg High School. PHOTO BY DAVID WOLFE  

KENSINGTON – The weather outside was not so frightful, but the basketball was delightful as the Sherwood boys (5-2) clipped Bladensburg (5-1) 69-64 in the finals of the Brad Pinchback Holiday Tournament at Albert Einstein High School.

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Sherwood takes the Long way home against Good Counsel, 65-44

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DSC 1548Davis Long of Sherwood. FILE PHOTO  

SANDY SPRING – With just under three minutes left and the Sherwood boys basketball team holding a 14-point lead against Good Counsel Tuesday, Warriors junior guard Davis Long brandished the fatal blow to the Falcons.

He buried his fifth three-pointer of the game, en route to game high 34 points and a 65-44 triumph on opening night.

“You know, we wanted to come out strong give our home fans something to be happy about,” said Long. “And like I said, my teammates kept believing in me, kept trusting in me, kept finding me, kept giving me the ball, and it was a great overall team effort.”

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Boy cagers face challenges as hoop season begins

Seneca Valley came within a game of playing for a Maryland 3A state title last season but the Germantown public school has one of the county’s top returning players in senior guard Brandon Simpson.
A four-year varsity performer, Simpson averaged 13 points per game last season in leading the Screaming Eagles to a 3A state semifinal appearance.
Quince Orchard boasts perhaps the county’s top returning backcourt in seniors Johnny Fierstein and Matt Kelly who combined to average nearly 40 points per game last season.

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Davis Long lives up to his name: hits 'em LONG!

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DSC 1548Davis Long won the three-point competition during the Annual Capital Classic at Catholic University. PHOTO BY JACQUI SOUTHWASHINGTON – Sherwood sophomore Davis Long took home top honors in the DMV 3 Point Shootout during halftime of the 43rd Annual Capital Classic on April 28th at Catholic University’s Dufour Center.

The 6-foot-2 guard had to beat out Churchill senior Jonathan Wilson and St. Andrew’s junior Dominic Doyle in order to take home the first place trophy.

“It feels good,” said Long. “I put a lot of practice and time into this competition because it means a lot.”

The skills competition featured three players from Montgomery County all vying for the top prize.

“It was very friendly but at the same time it was competitive,” said Long. “Everyone was trying to win.”

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