Jackals can’t complete comeback in Virginia

WINCHESTER, Va. — Trailing by 17 to start the fourth quarter, the Jamestown Jackals cut their deficit to as few as four, but fell 110-97 to the Virginia Valley Vipers in The Basketball League action Saturday at Shenandoah University’s James R. Wilkins Jr. Athletics & Event Center.

The loss dropped the Jackals to 5-4 in the Atlantic Northeast Division, while Virginia Valley improved to 6-4.

Quentin Scott led four Vipers in double figures with 28 points, while Myles Roper had 23, Michael Brown had 15 and Jaylin Reed chipped in 11.

Brent Price led Jamestown with 22 points, Joshua Dominguez had 18, Derrick Colter had 16 and Troy Baker had 15.

The Jackals held a 47-37 rebounding advantage with Baker grabbing 17. Jamestown shot 39 of 82 (47.6%) from the field, including 8 of 23 (34.8%) from 3-point range, and turned the ball over 18 times.

Virginia Valley finished 40 of 74 (54.1%) from the field, including 8 of 22 (36.4%) from 3-point range, and turned the ball over 13 times.

The Vipers led 26-24 at the end of the first quarter before Jamestown took a one-point lead into halftime. But Virginia Valley outscored the Jackals 42-24 in the third quarter.

Jamestown returns to action Friday against the Albany Patroons with a 7 p.m. tip-off at Jamestown Community College’s Physical Education Complex.


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