Lansdowne, VA (February 10, 2017) – Even with an early 5:45pm start, the Riverside gym was packed and the Rampage was rocking for what was expected to be a tight contest in the first round of the conference playoffs. The Rams anticipated a tough night from the visiting Manassas Park Cougars.
Chas Sumser, Viva Loudoun photographer, was there to capture the action and emotion and posted a gallery of images from the game.
Although the Cougars got off to a good start, leading 12-8 at the end of one quarter, this game was over at halftime. Ignited by the high-flying act of Jarrett Dusseault the Rams outscored Manassas Park 19-2 to take a commanding lead at the break. In fact, the Cougars’ only basket came as time expired.
From that point it was all Riverside as they cleared the bench and continued to extend the lead throughout the second half.
Final score: Riverside 64 – Manassas Park 36.