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Warriors take win over Grassfield

Nansemond River High School boys’ basketball team won its third game in a row with a home win over Grassfield Friday.

With a 62-52 win, Nansemond River improved to 9-6. They defeated Grassfield for the second time this season behind a 21-point effort from Justin Fatherly. Jalil Langston added 14 points for the Warriors, and Jeremiah Lewis added 12 points to give the Warriors three double-digit scorers.

Next, NRHS will get a rematch with Oscar Smith High School at home Friday night. With the way the Warriors have been playing, they have a chance at an upset. Oscar Smith is among the best teams in the district and in the first matchup defeated Nansemond River 69-41.

Nansemond River 62, Grassfield 52

NR—Fatherly 21, Langston 14, Lewis 12, Murray 5, Cobb 3, Joy 3, Allen 2, Evans 2

GF—J. Smith 15, D. Smith 10, C. Dawkins 9, Colbert 7, Delbrick 6, Sessoms 3, J. Dawkins 2