Warriors surge past Rockets

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Makaylster Crittenden goes up for a layup.

Makaylster Crittenden goes up for a layup.

The Warriors picked up a 34-10 victory over the Rockets on Tuesday night at Johnson Park behind a 26-point night from Makalyster Crittenden.

Crittenden got the Warriors off to a big start with 7 points in the opening period.

Xavier Hourel added an additional 3 points to give the Warriors a 10-2 lead at the end of the first period.

Aaron Johnson hit a pair of free throw for the Rockets’ first period points.

Crittenden continued his strong night with 4 more points in the second period  to give the Warriors a 14-4 lead at halftime.

The Warriors’ strong offense and pressure defense kept the Rockets off the scoreboard in the third period, and took a 22-4 lead into the final period.

Crittenden started the fourth period with five-straight steals that the Warriors turned into points.

Crittenden hit two layups and picked up three assists to Hourel during the run to put the Warriors on top 32-4.

The Rockets never gave up and picked up 2 points each from Brandon Albritton, Austin Cooper and Kielan Davis, but it just wasn’t enough to overcome the Warriors lead.

Crittenden led all scorers with 26 points and Hourel finished the night with 11 points.

Albritton, Cooper, Davis and Jer’Marion Parker each added 2 points for the Rockets.