Red Devils show growth in DWD Christmas tournament

By Bru Nimmons
Staff Editor

CENTRAL — In their first season under head coach Brenden Marcell, the Liberty Red Devil boys’ basketball team has proven to be hit-or-miss on the court and that was on full display last week as the Red Devils finished sixth in the Daniel Christmas tournament with a record of 1-2.

The Red Devils opened tournament play with their worst loss of the season, falling 93-35 to Seneca. Senior guard Dawson Owen proved to be the lone playmaker for the Devils in the loss with 17 of Liberty’s 35 points.

Coming off a huge win over Pickens the previous week, Marcell emphasized that the team needed to build a winning mentality to compete on a more consistent basis.

“I don’t think anyone expects us to win including ourselves,” Marcell said. “Until we change that mentality, we are not

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