Cubs pick up 58-48 district win over Trojans

  • Forrest Murphy/Clifton Record/Clifton sophomore Makail Brandenberger (15) prepares to shoot a free throw. Brandenberger and the Cubs defeated Troy, 58-48 Tuesday.
    Forrest Murphy/Clifton Record/Clifton sophomore Makail Brandenberger (15) prepares to shoot a free throw. Brandenberger and the Cubs defeated Troy, 58-48 Tuesday.
The Clifton Cubs came out hot against the Troy Trojans Tuesday night (Jan. 5) on the road, racking up 20 points in the opening frame before eventually closing out the contest with another 20-piece in the final period in a 58-48 District 17-3A win. Led by junior Griffin Phillips with a team-high 21 points, Clifton’s offense helped the team jump out to a 20-14 first-quarter lead, holding steady…

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