Pirates edge Brookland

Friday, December 9, 2016

BROOKLAND -- The Gosnell Pirates edged conference foe Brookland, 54-52, Friday night on the road.

The Pirates trailed 36-32 going into the fourth quarter, but rallied in the final eight minutes to outscore Brookland 22-16 the rest of the way.

Gosnell's Rodale Jones scored all nine of his points in the final quarter. The Pirates connected on 10 of 20 free throws in the final frame, while the Bearcats were 5 of 7 at the stripe in the fourth.

Brookland led 9-8 at the end of the first quarter and narrowly 23-22 at halftime.

Tramaine Anderson paced Gosnell with 18 points, while Brandon Partee chipped in 14. Marquel McKinney added eight, Cadarius Young and Trajan Donnerson two each and M'kylan Caruthers one in the win.