Article by Newsday’s Bob Herzog:
Richie Whigham drilled on the A-B-Cs of shooting at a young age. “I would shoot at the basket in my driveway before the bus came for kindergarten,” Whigham recalled.
Consider those lessons well-learned. Whigham made seven three-pointers to lead Kellenberg to a 56-42 victory over host Freeport Monday in the annual George Emma Classic, named for the Red Devils’ revered and highly successful basketball coach.
“Threes have been my thing for my whole life,” said Whigham, a slender 6-2 junior who came off the bench to jump-start the Firebirds sluggish offense.
His first three-pointer, from the right wing with 2:13 left in the first quarter, was part of a 7-0 run that put Kellenberg (3-10) ahead for good. He hit another one later in the period and drained two more in the second quarter as the Firebirds took a 31-15 lead at the break.
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