Skip to main content

Clippers cage Lions after 2OT, 64-61

February 21, 2014

Cumberland junior point guard Tyler Calabro, pictured in an earlier game, scored a team-high 21 points on Friday night to push the Clippers past Lincoln in double overtime. (File photo by Ernest A. Brown(

CUMBERLAND – It’s been a good stretch for Cumberland High, one that has the Clippers on the brink of postseason participation.

The latest step took place Friday night against neighboring school Lincoln as Cumberland survived a double overtime affair, 64-61. Now 8-9 in Division II-North and winners of three of their last four, the Clippers close out the regular season next Tuesday at home against division rival North Providence.

For the longest time Friday night, it appeared Gary Reedy’s bunch would be staring in the face of a must-win situation against the Cougars. Lincoln (2-15, Division II-North jumped all over Cumberland early and led by 10 points with 3:07 remaining in regulation. Instead of waiving the white flag, the Clippers dug in on the defensive end and came up with a few timely makes from the field.

None was bigger than the 25-footer that junior Tyler Calabro kissed off the glass with three seconds left in regulation and Cumberland down 55-52.

For full story and stats, see Saturday's print edition of The Call.

View more articles in:
The first cross-country meet of the high school season takes place on Saturday, Sept. 5 when...
When it comes to the weight events in high school track and field, particularly the hammer and...
BURRILLVILLE – Deb Hunt would listen to her grandson Isaiah DeSilva whenever he talked about...
WOONSOCKET — The final details still need to be worked out, but it appears the 2015 edition of the city's annual...
LINCOLN — Due to an unexpected increase in student enrollment, two elementary schools are adding classrooms merely a...
WOONSOCKET – The city and the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority have reached an agreement to relocate the Depot...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes