Gloucester High School varsity basketball players continue to fight for their first spot in a Peninsula District tournament in a dozen years. The Dukes, 5-12 in the district, split a pair of games in recent action and must beat Denbigh in their final regular season contest at GHS tonight to seal a tournament spot.
A loss to the Patriots could mean a post-schedule playoff to determine who gets the last tourney slots. Warwick and Denbigh are at 5-12 and 4-13, respectively, going into their final games. The Dukes beat Denbigh, 73-69, in their first match-up of the season.
Gloucester posted its second victory over winless Heritage on Friday, 69-57. The Dukes had little trouble with the Hurricanes and carried an 18-point advantage into the second half. Davonte Smith led the Dukes’ offense with 20 points and A.J. Hamilton added 12. Hamilton and Ryan Wilson each had a pair of three-point goals in the win.
Woodside (8-9) bested the Dukes, 59-54, on Tuesday at GHS. Smith had 17 po...
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