Franklin rebounds for 63-54 win over Colonial Beach

Published 3:42 pm Monday, December 5, 2011

COLONIAL BEACH—Franklin freshman Adam Grant scored three 3-pointers from the same spot on consecutive trips to the floor during the Broncos’ come-from-behind, 63-54 win over Colonial Beach on Friday.

After being down 19-4, Franklin outscored Colonial 22-2 for a 26-21 halftime lead.

“We took a little while to get settled down, but once we did, the boys responded well and worked great as a team,” said Franklin Coach Danny Dillon.

Grant scored a game-high 21 points while freshman teammate Marcus Stephens hit seven-for eight from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter and scored a total 18 points.

“Awesome win against a solid team,” Dillon said. “I’m really impressed by freshmen

Marcus Stephens and Adam Grant. We’ve never kept two freshman on varsity,

and I’m certainly taken aback on how well they played and the numbers they put


Another notable player for Franklin was Tyshawn Lowe with 9 points and 14 rebounds.

Keane Foster of Colonial Beach led the Drifters with 17.

Franklin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, will play Southampton High School on the road.