RICHLAND -- Davis arrived at Richland High School on Friday night well aware of the possible pitfalls of playing in front of the rowdy and raucous crowd at Art Dawald Gymnasium.
The Pirates played like the crowd didn't matter. In the end, it didn't.
Davis withstood a 13-2 Bombers run to start the game but silenced the home crowd with two big second-quarter runs en route to a 90-71 CBBN 4A win Friday.
"That's the one thing we told them is that anytime we come in here we're going to have a hard fought game," Pirates coach Eli Juarez said. "Thinking back, maybe a few times we didn't have a great start here, and then it ends up the other way."
Richland got off to a great start, jumping all over Davis' guards on defense and forcing six steals in the first four minutes -- four of them by Bombers junior Tyrell Turner and two more by Colter Quick.
Adam Baker took advantage of the turnovers, bombing a pair of 3-pointers to make it 13-2 with 4:30 left in the first.
"It was a good start. We did a good job on a lot of things," Richland coach Earl Streufert said.
But Davis began to claw back with a 10-2 run capped by Markus McClurkin's 3-pointer from the right wing with 36 seconds left in the first, cutting the lead to 17-12.
Down 19-12 after one quarter, Davis (11-1, 4-1 CBBN 4A) began an explosive second-quarter by hitting its first six shots. The 15-4 run included a pair of 3-pointers from Raymond Navarro and five points from McClurkin to give the Pirates their first lead of the game at 24-23 with 5:38 left in the frame.
A minute later, Davis began another run -- this time an 11-0 outburst -- that Jackson Marquis capped with a three-point play off his own steal and layin that gave the Pirates a 39-29 lead with 3:26 remaining in the half.
By the time the rush was over, Davis had scored 31 points during the quarter.
"It's been a long time since we gave up that many in a quarter," Streufert said. "When you have a lead you can survive it, you just have to withstand it for a while. The problem was our scoring went away."
Baker had 15 points through the game's first 12 minutes, but he scored just four points the rest of the way. Davis held the Bombers (9-4, 2-3) without a field goal over the final 4:41 of the first half and led 43-38 heading into the third quarter.
"Defensively, we went to a man-to-man, which really got us going in transition," Juarez said. "We were able to create offense from our defense."
Richland wasn't done by any means.
The Bombers came out firing in the second half, starting the third quarter on a 6-0 run. Quick capped that push with a nice step-through layin off a pump fake in the lane for a 44-43 lead with just over 5 minutes left in the quarter.
But then Davis got hot again, hitting 7-of-8 shots during a 14-8 run to take a 60-52 lead with 2:30 left in the third. The Pirates kept piling on the points after that.
Overall, Davis shot 67 percent (18-for-27) in the second half and 61 percent (33-for-54) for the game.
"We were supposed to be stopping their drive, but they would just kick it out and score," said Baker, who led Richland with 19 points.
Trimble was a steady influence all night collecting 20 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and a pair of steals with just four turnovers.
"We know we have the offensive firepower. Sometimes we just get off to a slow start," Trimble said. "Usually, you can see it in practice when we get hot, but during games, coach just smiles and tells us to keep shooting."
DAVIS -- Kupp 7, Luckett 14, Marquis 15, David Trimble 20, Carter 8, Navarro 8, McClurkin 11, Allen 7. Totals 33-54 15-19 90.
RICHLAND -- Turner 9, Adam Baker 15, Gallinger 10, Quick 10, Douglas 9, Patterson 6, Burke 3, Lakes 9, Imhoff. Totals 24-58 18-24 71.
Davis 12 31 26 21 -- 90
Richland 19 19 22 11 -- 71
Highlights -- Rebounds: D 34 (Trimble 10), R 29 (Quick 9); Turnovers: D 19, R 20; 3-pointers D 9-16 (McClurkin 3), 5-22 (Baker 3); Trimble 6 assists; Baker 5 steals; Quick 5 steals.