Deerfield continued its string of away games to start 2018, traveling to Salisbury for a Class-A matchup. Deerfield appeared sluggish most of the first half, while Salisbury brought energy and sharp movement to the offensive end. Deerfield struggled shooting from the field all afternoon, though the team used a scrappy defensive effort to cut Salisbury’s lead to three points midway through the second half. Deerfield’s foul trouble and a string of hot shooting by Salisbury helps the home team stretch out the game to its final margin. Marios Bourtzonis led Deerfield’s effort with strong drives to the basket, timely passes, and a two-handed dunk in transition.