Massasoit Men’s Basketball Drops Home Opener To Navy Prep, 65-47

Mike Ward
Mike Ward

BROCKTON, Mass. ---- The Massasoit men's basketball team dropped its home opener to the Navy Prep Academy, 65-47, on Wednesday night at the Asiaf Field House.

Massasoit (1-1) trailed 30-23 at the half, despite receiving 13 points off the bench from sophomore forward Mike Ward (Brockton) in the opening stanza.

Following intermission, the Warriors were not able to get much going offensively and were outscored in the second half 35-24.

Ward finished with a team-high 19 points, making an impressive 9-of-13 from the field.

Connor Schaefer (Brourne) chipped in with six points.

Navy Prep featured three players in double figures, led by Cam Cox's 15.

Massasoit shot 45.7 percent from the field and connected on only 1-of-11 shots from beyond the arc.

Next up for the Warriors is a road game at UCAP on Saturday slated for 3 PM.