Sussex Tech Boys on a Roll
By Sussex County Online
Feb 13, 2004, 23:30

2003-2004 Sussex Tech Boys' Basketball Schedule

Sussex Tech 69, Polytech 34

The Ravens blew the Henlopen Conference Northern Division contest wide open with a 27-7 advantage in the second period on Friday, Feb. 13, 2004.

Rashawn Johnson led the rout with a 31-point effort -- his second consecutive 30-point outing and his seventh of the season.

In racking up its 10th consecutive victory, Tech improved to 14-1 in the conference and 16-2 overall. The Ravens haven't lost since a defeat at Dover on Jan. 6.

Besides Johnson, also in double figures was Mike Burton with 11 points. Cody White contribute 8 points. It was the eighth time this year that the Ravens have held an opponent to 40 points or less.

Sussex Tech 87, Cape Henlopen 76

The Ravens' win streak increased to nine straight with the key Henlopen Conference Northern Division victory on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004.

Senior swingman Rashawn Johnson guided the Ravens with 30 points, while guard Brandon Hudson added 24.

The win further solidified the Ravens' hold on first place in the Henlopen North as they rose to 13-1 in the conference and 15-2 overall.

Tech took control of the game early as it jumped out to a 48-23 halftime lead over Cape Henlopen and held on from there.

Andre Johnson and Rudy Thomas contributed 9 points apiece to the win.

Sussex Tech 73, Sussex Central 48

The Ravens rolled to their eighth straight win with the easy Henlopen Conference Northern Division triumph on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2004.

With senior standout Rashawn Johnson pouring in 28 points, the Ravens rose to 12-1 in the conference and 14-2 overall.

Guard Brandon Hudson added 17 points for the Ravens as they beat Sussex Central for the second time this year.

Sussex Tech 69, Smyrna 42

The Ravens had no trouble in a possible preview of the Henlopen Conference championship game on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2004.

Tech clamped down on Smyrna in the first half in the battle of division leaders as it jumped out to a 33-15 halftime lead. The Ravens were never challenged after that.

Senior swingman Rashawn Johnson led the way with 21 points, while center Cody White added 16 points.

The Ravens improved to 11-1 in the conference and 13-2 overall with their seventh consecutive victory.

Sussex Tech 69, Caesar Rodney 30

After a week off due to cancellations, the Ravens revved up their engines quickly to capture an important Henlopen Conference Northern Division victory on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004.

Tech jumped out to a 21-7 lead as it improved to 10-1 in the Henlopen North and 12-2 overall with its sixth straight victory. CR had been tied with Tech for the Henlopen North lead.

The Ravens kept charging in the second period and led at halftime, 45-13, as senior swingman Rashawn Johnson scored 25 of his 29 points in the first half.

Tech doused any doubts of a Rider comeback with a 12-2 run to start the third quarter. It marked the seventh time the Ravens have held an opponent to 40 points or less this season.

Center Cody White joined Johnson in double figures with 14 points.

Sussex Tech 73, Delmar 34

The Ravens won by at least 25 points for the eighth time this season as they easily rolled to their fifth consecutive victory on Friday, Jan. 23, 2004.

Senior swingman Rashawn Johnson led the way with 27 points, while guard Brandon Hudson added 15 points.

Tech, now 9-1 in the conference and 11-2 overall, has limited six opponents to 40 points or less this year.

Sussex Tech 84, Laurel 68

The Ravens had no trouble winning their fourth straight in a matchup between two of the county's best teams and its two best players on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004.

Tech, behind standout senior Rashawn Johnson's 26 points, built its lead to 57-34 in the third period as Johnson hit a pair of three-pointers, Ricky Wright scored on a three-point play, and Andre Johnson scored on a layup.

Laurel never challenged after that burst gave the Ravens their 23-point lead with 1:40 remaining in the third period.

Also in double figures for Tech were guard Brandon Hudson with 17 points including a pair of three-pointers and forward Rudy Thomas with 12 points on a three-pointer and 9 of 10 free throw shooting.

Tech is now 8-1 in the conference and 10-2 overall.

Sussex Tech 70, Indian River 37

The Ravens collected their third straight win over a Henlopen Conference Southern Division foe and senior Rashawn Johnson exploded for a season-high 36 points on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004.

Johnson hit the 30-point mark for the fifth time this year and the second game in a row. He has scored at least 20 points in every game this season and is leading the state with an average of 28.2 points a game.

Tech jumped on Indian River early, roaring out to a 20-5 lead after one quarter and a 32-10 lead at halftime.

Rudy Thomas and Brandon Hudson added 9 and 7 points, respectively, as the Raven rose to 9-2 overall and 7-1 in the conference.

Sussex Tech 81, Woodbridge 24

The Ravens recorded their largest margin of victory this season with the Henlopen Conference win on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004.

Senior swingman Rashwan Johnson led the way with 31 points for his fourth 30-point outing of the season. Center Cody White was also in double figures with 11 points.

With 10 Ravens making the scoring column, other contributors were Rudy Thomas with 8 points, Andre Johnson and Hickman with 7 points apiece, T.J. Dukes with 6 points and Mow with 5 points.

In rising to 8-2 overall and 6-1 in the conference, Tech jumped out to a 41-17 halftime lead and put the game away for good with a 30-4 advantage in the third quarter.

It was the sixth time this season Tech has beaten an opponent by 25 points and the third time it has beaten an opponent by at least 40 points.

Sussex Tech 64, Milford 61 (OT)

The Ravens went into overtime for a Henlopen Conference win that snapped a two-game losing streak on Friday, Jan. 9, 2004.

Tech jumped out to a 20-12 lead after the first quarter but Milford narrowed the gap with a 19-13 advantage in the third period that tied the score 42-42 entering the final period.

The teams battled back and forth in the fourth quarter before settling for a 55-55 tie to force overtime.

Rashawn Johnson sparked the Ravens with a game-high 23 points, including two three-pointers. Brandon Hudson and Cody White added 11 and 10 points, respectively.

Tech is now 5-1 in the conference and 7-2 overall.

Dover 60, Sussex Tech 58

The Ravens went down to their second straight defeat and their first loss in the Henlopen Conference on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004.

Tech had a chance to win the game at the end but standout swingman Rashawn Johnson's long jumper at the buzzer missed. Johnson finished with 25 points.

The loss dropped Tech into a tie for first place in the Northern Division with Dover. Both teams are 4-1 in the North. Tech is 6-2 overall.

The Ravens jumped out to a 37-27 lead early in the third quarter but then fell apart as Dover went on a 17-1 run to take a 44-38 lead.

The Ravens would reclaim the lead four different times in the fourth quarter, the last coming at 58-57 on a jumper with a minute to go by guard Brandon Hudson, who finished with 13 points. 

The Senators closed the game out from there with a free throw and layup. The two teams meet again at Sussex Tech on Thursday, Feb. 19, at 7:30 p.m.

James M. Bennett (Md.) 90, Sussex Tech 78

The Ravens suffered their first loss of the season as they couldn't stop the offense of the defending Maryland Class 1A state champions.

Tech fell behind 24-6 after the first quarter and never recovered in the loss in the Salisbury (Md.) Lions Club Tournament. The Ravens are now 6-1 overall.

Bennett's big men, 6-foot-4 center John Holmes and 6-3 forward Omar Akram, took advantage of the smaller Ravens as they combined for 60 points while putting several Ravens in early foul trouble.

Senior swingman Rashawn Johnson scored 21 points and buried a pair of three-pointers, but it was his lowest point total of the season.

Forward Rudy Thomas scored a season-high 13 points and guard Brandon Hudson added 12 points including 3 three-pointers. Center Cody White and Andre Johnson contributed 9 points apiece. 

Sussex Tech 84, Snow Hill (Md.) 39

The Ravens opened the Salisbury (Md.) Lions Club Tournament with their season-high in points on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2003.

Tech, now 6-0 overall, scored 22 points in each of the first two periods to take complete control by halftime with a 44-13 lead.

Senior swingman Rashawn Johnson scored 31 points, including a pair of three-pointers, to hit the 30-point mark for the third time this year and the second game in a row.

Guard Brandon Hudson added 13 more points and center Cody White chipped in with 10 points. Hudson drained 3 three-pointers.

Sussex Tech 76, Delcastle 50

The Ravens hit the 70-point mark for the fourth straight game to remain unbeaten with the nonconference victory on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2003.

Rashawn Johnson sparked the win with a game-high 30 points.

Tech is now 5-0 overall as it heads into the holiday break, where it plays two games in the Lions Club Tournament in Salisbury, Md.

Sussex Tech 76, Polytech 33

The Ravens jumped out to a huge lead in the first quarter and cruised from there for a Henlopen Conference Northern Division victory on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2003.

Tech roared out to a 34-6 lead after the first period in rising to 4-0 in the conference and overall.

Swingman Rashawn Johnson led the Ravens with 26 points, including a pair of three-pointers. Johnson has scored 113 points and canned 9 three-pointers for an average of 28.25 points a game.

Cody White added 17 points and Andre Johnson contributed 8 points to the victory.

Sussex Tech 71, Cape Henlopen 66

Rashawn Johnson busted loose for a season-high 34 points as the Ravens remained unbeaten with a Henlopen Conference Northern Division victory on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003.

Johnson hit 11 field goals including a three-pointer and 11 of 16 free throws to spark the win as Tech rose to 3-0 overall.

Mike Burton and Cody White also contributed to the win with 9 points apiece.

The Ravens took a 17-9 lead over Cape Henlopen after one quarter and made it stand up the rest of the way.

Sussex Tech 81, Lake Forest 44

The Ravens had no trouble dispatching Lake Forest in a Henlopen Conference contest on Friday, Dec. 12.

Tech zipped ahead 28-13 after just one quarter and 51-24 at halftime and never looked back.

Senior swingman Rashawn Johnson led the way for Tech with 25 points. Cody White and Brandon Hudson added 14 and 11 points, respectively. Hudson and Johnson each canned a pair of three-pointers.

The Ravens are now 2-0 in the conference and overall.

Sussex Tech 65, Sussex Central 40

The Ravens got a leg up on their cross-town rivals in the Henlopen Conference Northern Division with the season-opening victory on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2003.

Senior Rashawn Johnson led Tech with 28 points, including 4 three-pointers.

The Ravens jumped on Sussex Central early as they led 14-5 in the first quarter before upping the lead to 22-11 at period's end on a buzzer-beating three-pointer by Johnson.

Besides Johnson, guard Mike Burton added 12 points and a total of 10 Ravens found the scoring column.

Tech increased its advantage to 35-18 at halftime and 55-28 after three quarters and although Central scored the first 10 points in the fourth quarter, the Ravens' lead was never in doubt.

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