victory over league rival Fairport
Democrat and Chronicle
(January 25, 2003) — HENRIETTA — After all of
the screaming was over, Sheldon Brown sat down and calmly had a snack inside the
Rush-Henrietta locker room.
It was a piece of cake for the senior swingman, who scored a high school
career-best 27 points to lead Rush-Henrietta to a 69-58 win over Fairport on
Brown, Rush-Henrietta’s leading scorer with 13 points a game, added 10 rebounds,
6 steals and 5 assists during a sweet Monroe County League victory for the Royal
Rush-Henrietta (9-1 league, 13-1 overall) has the inside track to winning the
league’s Division I title after it avenged a 41-39 loss to Fairport on Dec. 14.
“We were disappointed because that was our first loss,” Brown said after about
1,500 screaming fans emptied out of the Rush-Henrietta gymnasium. “We had to
prove that we would have more heart (this time).
Fairport’s Michael Clay looks for an outlet
against the triple-team pressure of Rush-Henrietta’s Tim Jackson, left, Alex
Davis and Aaron Poles on Friday night. R-H won, 69-58, to gain the inside
track for the division title.