Ray, Seward too much for shorthanded Episcopal Academy


Haverford School’s Christian Ray throws down a dunk in the fourth quarter against Episcopal Academy Friday. The Fords rallied for a 48-46 victory over the Churchmen. (Digital First Media/Pete Bannan)

By Matthew DeGeorge

could’ve inspired a moment of complacency in the Haverford School huddle Friday. Without EA’s second-leading scorer, surely the Fords would already be a sizable portion on the way to a 15th straight victory, no?Any such delusion was dispelled in a first quarter where EA led by as many as 10 points, the fervor of the schools’ rivalry again usurping the underlying basketball logic.

The shorthanded Churchmen checked most of the boxes on their Capitano absence to-do list. But even so, the combination of Christian Ray and Tyler Seward proved to be too much.

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