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Hansen Gets 1,000, But WD Boys Basketball Bows Out of Playoffs

The Eagles get bounced by Medford Tech, 71-50, in the South Jersey, Group 2 playoffs.

Justin Hansen became the second West Deptford player in the past two years to crack the 1,000-point scoring mark, but the Eagles couldn't contend with the relentless offense of Medford Tech, dropping out of the South Jersey, Group 2 playoffs with a 71-50 loss Wednesday.

Hansen, who scored 14, and Tyler Leonhardt (15 points) combined for the bulk of West Deptford's offense, which started out quick but couldn't keep up with Medford Tech, which piled up 27 points in the first quarter, mostly behind the shooting of Myles Powell, who drained four three-pointers in the first on his way to 27 points for the game.

While the loss ended the season for the Eagles, the team's 19 wins and first-ever playoff home win are enough to give the team hope for next year, Hansen said afterward.

 

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Jeff Hansen February 28, 2013 at 04:37 AM
Good job this year guys, it was fun to watch you play. Work hard for next year. Brian, Thanks for the coverage.
JD Ackley February 28, 2013 at 01:07 PM
Congrats Justin!
J McKeown February 28, 2013 at 01:40 PM
Unfinished business boys
bob Bernetich February 28, 2013 at 02:13 PM
Congrats Justin! All the hard work has paid off. Also congrats to entire team for putting up the most wins in many years.
Just doing what's right February 28, 2013 at 03:42 PM
Way to go Justin and congratulations.
Kevin Durant February 28, 2013 at 04:32 PM
There would not be a tomorrow if it were not for this man leading the eagles.
Ana Flores February 28, 2013 at 05:01 PM
It has been great watching all the kids play. A special shout out to Justin for the 1,000 point mark, great accomplishment! Now off to ice your body and catch up on sleep :)
Carlton Bogan February 28, 2013 at 05:55 PM
Congrats on your achievement! I've watched the hard work you put into this game throughout the years. Keep it up! I'm proud of you!
Gina Hicks February 28, 2013 at 10:13 PM
Congratulations Justin!!!!!
Michael McManamy February 28, 2013 at 11:46 PM
This is awesome! Congratulations Justin!
Felicia Langan March 01, 2013 at 01:40 PM
Congratulations Justin !!

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