Delaware Valley falls short in Valley View match

Milford. The final score was 59-51 Valley View.

| 07 Feb 2024 | 04:17

On January 29, Delaware Valley boys’ basketball played against Valley View, a formidable team that has an impressive win record of 14-4. Their wins have come by impressive margins as well and they average 10- to 30-point wins. Delaware Valley played them tough and although Valley View won by a score of 59-51, the 8-point loss is not an embarrassment, rather it is an indication that Delaware Valley played the game quite well.

After the first quarter the score was 16-12 Valley View. Then the teams both earned 13 in the second, placing the score at halftime 29-25 Valley View.

In the third quarter, Delaware Valley scored 8 points, and Valley View scored 11, bringing the scores to 40-33. In the fourth quarter, Delware Valley continued to score, with 18 points, but the team remained shy of Valley View’s scoring of 19.

Overall it was a very respectable showing against a team like Valley View, who even owns a win against Scranton, while two of their four losses came at the hands of top-area-rated Abington Heights, which is #5 in the state. Not too shabby.

So the scoring for Delaware Valley went like this: Isiah Berrios had 16, Tommy Parker 15, Jackson Corrie 9 and Tyler Lombardo 6.

Of note for Valley View was Kyle Rupp with 21, Noah Veno with 14, B. McLean with 11 and Aiden Smola with 9. Rupp was not only their high scorer but he pulled down 12 rebounds. That is a Dennis Rodman type of a game!