Decatur Boys Start Season At 2-0

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s boys’ varsity basketball got its season off to a fast start this week, edging Bayside North power Queen Anne’s, 59-56, at home in the opener last week followed by an easy 87-44 win over county rival Pocomoke on the road on Tuesday.

Against Queen Anne’s in the opener last week, the Seahawks led by three after one quarter and the two teams were tied at 26-26 at the half. Queen Anne’s pulled ahead in the third quarter and led by as many as 10 during the period.

However, Decatur, on the broad shoulders of Churchill Bounds, who scored 17 points, came back in the fourth. Decatur tied it at 52-52 with two minutes remaining and pulled out the 59-56 win. Against Pocomoke on the road on Tuesday, the Seahawks led by 32 points at the half and never looked back as they pulled away for the 87-44 win to start the season at 2-0.

About The Author: Shawn Soper

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Shawn Soper has been with The Dispatch since 2000. He began as a staff writer covering various local government beats and general stories. His current positions include managing editor and sports editor. Growing up in Baltimore before moving to Ocean City full time three decades ago, Soper graduated from Loch Raven High School in 1981 and from Towson University in 1985 with degrees in mass communications with a journalism concentration and history.