Down early, Engineers race past Riverdale Baptist in the second quarter


Demetrius Mims

Down two points at the start of the second quarter, top-ranked Poly outscored Riverdale Baptist 26-8 to take a 43-27 halftime lead and the Engineers stretched out from there as they defeated Riverdale Baptist, 81-57 in the Showcase Bracket of Governor’s Challenge, Wednesday evening in Salisbury.

Poly’s Demetrius Mims led Poly with 23 points and Justin Lewis added a double-double with 15 points and 11 boards. In addition, Raheem Ali scored 11 points.

Donovann Toatley had a game-high 25 points for Riverdale Baptist.