CJ Thompson, Career High Leads Winter to New School Record

CJ Thompson, Career High Leads Winter to New School Record
CJ Thompson Explodes for a career-high 39 points to lead Winter to record breaking 112 pt win

On January 16, 2024, the Winter Warriors traveled to Lake Holcombe for Lakeland East Conference play. On a night where the Warriors were scorching the nets, it was CJ Thompson that led the way.

CJ Thompson led the Warriors with a career high of 39 points, which is just 3 points shy of the school record set by Trent Biller (42 points). On this night, the Warriors set a new school record with 112 points in a regulation game. For those wondering, a regulation game does not include any overtime minutes or extended game play, it is the two (2) 18 minute halves.

Final Score
112 Winter
96 Lake Holcombe

The game was played at a fast pace with both Lake Holcombe and Winter pushing the ball up and getting quick and early shots. Neither side would gain an advantage until late into the second half when Winter would pull away with a 30 point lead with the score sitting at 108-78. Over the last 3 minutes of play, the Winter Warrior reserves would take the floor, and Lake Holcombe would chip away at the 30 point lead, but there was not enough time left as Winter added 2 more baskets to break the school record of 109 points s