Boys Varsity Basketball · RECAP: Boys Basketball wins home opener vs Alta, 64-56

Lander Barton dunks in the second half against Alta. Brighton beat the visiting Hawks, 64-56, on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020. Barton finished with 19 points.

By Christine Yee

Lander Barton and Ben Hobby led the Bengals (2-2) over the visiting Alta Hawks, 64-56, on Tuesday, Dec. 8.

Barton finished with 19 points, hitting four three-pointers and adding a little extra pizzazz to the game with a second-half dunk. Hobby had 17, shooting 5-for-5 from the line.

The game was evenly matched with Alta (0-2) leading at the half, 22-20. The third quarter was tied, 37-37, but the Bengals pulled away in the fourth with Brighton outscoring Alta, 27-10.

Next up, the Bengals play at Riverton on Friday, Dec. 11.

Check out the photo gallery here. OR you can watch the game below.

Varsity Live Stream- Brighton vs Alta 12/8/20 from Brighton Basketball on Vimeo.