A Win and a Loss for Freshmen Basketball
Friday, November 24, 2017 – The La Salle Cardinals Freshman start their season off with a 66-44 win over New Dorp in Staten Island.
Playing in their first game at the CYO/Catholic Charities “SI vs NY” Challenge, the young Cardinals used a balanced attack to propel them to the convincing victory with four players double figures. Alijah England led the way with 21 points while Danny Chan added 14 points. Branden Pannell contributed 12 points and Krist Garcia chipped in 10 points.
Saturday, November 25, 2017 – The La Salle Freshman (1-1) fell 75-61 to Msgr. Farrell in their second game in as many days on Staten Island at the CYO/Catholic Charities “SI Vs NY” Challenge. The Young Cardinals overcame a slow start to take a 1 point lead at half.
The second half began with Farrell going on a huge run that the Cardinals were unable to stop. The Cardinals were led by Alijah England with 22 points, Krist Garcia with 17 and Branden Pannell with 16 points.
The Freshman team returns to action on Friday, December 1st when they travel with JV to All Hallows for a doubleheader.