"I tell you what, I knew Luke Eddy was good, but he's probably the best I've seen this year. We did what we could to stop him but it didn't work very well."
The Redskins tried man-to-man defense with emphasis on helping Eddy's defender. That didn't quite work, so they went to a trapping press on Eddy, which led to some easy GW baskets.
Those were spread around, but Eddy kept his hand warm, and passed the 1,000-point mark in his prep career. At times, it seemed like the ball found No. 5 from anywhere on the court, and he put it in the basket.
"I don't know. I think the thing that makes him a little different from, say, the [Ryan] Meadows kid from Princeton, he's bigger and more physical," Sutherland said. "You can tell he's definitely been in the weight room. He's a stud - no ifs, ands or buts about it."
The Patriots had their troubles trying to slow down Sorsaia, who scored 26 points. Rasaan Harris added 14, Trey Dawson 12 and J.T. Rogoszewski eight.
But they couldn't stop Eddy. And when they slowed him down, GW's supporting cast stood tall, and that's what Greene will need when the postseason rolls around.
"The other kids are coming on, not quite as fast as we want, but we're being quite consistent at the other spots," Greene said. "Austin Breeden's having a good season for us so far. Alex Lewis had a good game tonight. Domenik kind of struggled, but came in the last three or four minutes and played really well, got an offensive rebound, got fouled, got some free throws down.
"It's a process with these guys, but we're getting better."
Reach Doug Smock at 304-348-5130 or dougsm...@wvgazette.com or follow him at twitter.com/dougsmock.