SPRINGFIELD, NJ — That makes two straight wins for the Dayton Boys Basketball team.
Senior guard DJ Alicea scored a game-high 26 points with two 3-pointers and junior Josh Jackson and sophomore Cameron Campbell-Miller each added 12 points apiece to lead Dayton to a 69-49 win over Koinonia of Plainfield in Springfield Tuesday.
Alicea, who has scored in double digits in a whopping 54 straight games and is now just nine points away from becoming the school’s all-time leading scorer.
Dayton (2-3), which has won two straight to close out a four-game home stand, led 18-8 after the first quarter and 40-18 at halftime to take control. Junior Daniel Munoz rounded out the double-digit scoring with 10 points for the Bulldogs, which opened its season on a three-game losing streak.
“The bench production is improving significantly and it is helping the team as a whole,” said Alicea. “When one of us gets rolling, everyone follows. The next couple of games should be exciting to watch.”
Sophomore Pat Murray scored a game-high 31 points, draining five 3-pointers to pace Koinonia (0-7).
The Bulldogs will try to reach the .500 mark for the first time this season when they travel to Roselle on Thursday at 7:00 p.m., and then return home Saturday to face Roselle Park in a 1:00 p.m. tilt.