The Ware County Gators played toe to toe with top ranked Brunswick for two quarters, but a Pirate 24-0 run in the second quarter was too big of a margin for the Gators to overcome in the second half. The first quarter ended in a 18-18 tie, but Brunswick roared to a 44-21 halftime lead and held on to defeat the Gators 75-40 in a non region road game in Brunswick.
Rock Taylor led the Gators with points. DJ Harris, Challum Harris and Byron McKelvin each added 5 points, while Gershom Williams and Cameron Brown each added 4 points each. Zack Swinson added 3 points while Jolyn James and Quincy Watson added 2 points each.
The Gators return to action Tuesday at home against Coffee High at 7:30.
Brunswick 57 Ware 32
The Gators came out ice cold in their first game of the season against Brunswick. The Gators managed just 3 points in the first half falling behind 28-3 however, the Gators adjusted at the half and managed to match the Pirates in the final two stanzas 29-29.
Thomas Castellanos led the Gators with 13 points followed by Dominick Williams with 8 points. Other scorers for the Gators included Cameron Brown with 6 points, Ladedric Castellanos with 3 points and Rhaquez Jenkins with 2 point.s
The Gators will host Coffee High next Tuesday night in the Swamp.
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