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3rd Chem. Bde. clinches lead in Conference A standings

Story and photos by Matt Decker
Assistant editor
mdecker01@springfi.gannett.com

 The 3rd Chemical Brigade got one step closer to defending their title as Fort Leonard Wood’s champions of the Davidson Fitness Center basketball courts, clinching the Conference A standings with a 57-31 victory over the Medical Department Activity in a Valentine’s Day showdown on Court 4.

 “We stepped up and made some big plays,” said Kody Brown, who led the 3rd Chem. Bde. team with 23 points, including 18 in the second half.

 The win wasn’t an easy one, however. MEDDAC jumped out to an early lead and built a 13-point cushion with Armond Patterson, Bruce Mayo and Donald Walls all making shots both from under the basket and outside the three-point curve.

 The 3rd Chem. Bde. players narrowed the gap to four points over the final two minutes of the half, heading into halftime…     Read More...