By then, every available player on the team had played. At the three-quarter mark, the Tritons had built the lead to 44-22. The game marked the return to action of Bennett Secrest, who had missed the last several games with a knee injury. Within a few seconds, despite wearing a heavy brace, Secrest was on the scoreboard when point guard Dylan Hauser drew the defense and found him wide-open in the corner for a three pointer.
Hauser would finish the game with his second consecutive double-double, 12 points and 11 assists. But Triton scorers were led by 6-2, 240 center Donte Harrington who was nearly unstoppable when catching on the block and facing up. He used his superior strength to amass 13 points, as well as 9 rebounds, in limited playing time.
Forward Dillon Waikle also came through with 12 points, including three consecutive three pointers in the fourth quarter. A developing trend for the Tritons is the aggressive rebounding of Aidan Butler, Andrew Frohner and Lukas Katsandris. Despite spending less time on the floor than they might in a more closely contested game, each had 7 rebounds, many of them offensive. They also contributed offensively with Katsandris scoring 6 and Butler and Frohner, 5 each.
Also with 6 points was center Justin Kowalski. Chase Gutierrez added a three pointer as did the aforementioned Secrest, and Steven Depallens scored 2.
The Triton Sophomores get their first home game of the year when they face Corona Del Mar in Triton Gym at 2:30 p.m. January 3.