Former Warriors put up points in Pro Am games

Published 7:44 pm Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Nansemond River alum and current Elizabeth City State point guard Marquie Cooke scored 26 points Saturday as his Crossover Promotions team defeated The Peninsula/Christopher Newport 88-67 in a Hampton Roads 7 Cities Pro Am league game at Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk.

Cooke, a rising junior at ECSU, and Hampton University guard Darrion Pellum co-led Crossover Promotions (4-0) with 26 points each. Crossover Promotions play again Saturday at 4:30 p.m. against Fidonce Player Development at Booker T. Washington.

Fidonce Player Development (2-2) includes a number of Old Dominion players, including Nick Wright (Nansemond River), who scored eight points Saturday in a 67-61 loss against the Barbershop Boys (3-1). The Boys were led by VMI’s Austin Kenon’s 20 points and six three-pointers.


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During Sunday’s play in Norfolk, Tose/Freeman Ballers/Newport News Apprentice (2-2) defeated Jake’s Volunteers (2-2) 81-55. Nansemond River and Apprentice School graduate Eric Joe scored 11 points for Tose/Freeman Ballers/N.N. Apprentice.

Quadruple headers will be played Saturday and Sunday at Booker T. Washington starting at 2 p.m. each day.