PRINCESS ANNE, Md. — With a slew of injuries to several key contributors, the Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks are going to need their newcomers to play significant roles all season long.
On Friday night in the opening game of the 2017-18 season, a pair of freshmen guards came off the bench to lead the Hawks against the Valley Forge Patriots.
Injuries to the likes of Dontae Caldwell and Ryan Andino have opened up minutes in the back court, and the Hawks may have found their replacements against the Patriots. Cameron Bacote and Sean Hoggs both came off the bench and provided a big boost to the Hawks’ offensive attack.
The pair combined for 51 points on the night, and helped guide the Hawks to their first season-opening win in more than a decade. Maryland Eastern Shore pulled away in the second half for a 95-69 win over Valley Forge. Continue reading Bacote, Hoggs star for Maryland Eastern Shore in 95-69 win over Valley Forge