The handball season ended with a very close match against Salesian HS in which La Salle emerged victorious to take third place in the city varsity handball tournament championship . The game MVP was Theo Noble who won a tie breaker to seal the victory. A great all around team effort help us beat Salesian with two consecutive doubles wins from our seniors who returned just for this match.
On Tuesday, La Salle took away two wins after St. Raymond’s had to forfeit a doubleheader due to their coach on medical leave. LaSalle was scheduled to play St. Raymond away. Both JV and Varsity handball teams finished the regular season at 4-10. La Salle awaits the final standing to see if they make it to the playoffs.
On Tuesday, May 10th, La Salle played against St. Francis Prep at home and lost the game. However, freshmen Ian Lucero/Jancarlos Flores won their double match at the JV level. It was their first individual victory this season. Derek and Jason Criollo continued to impress with a hard-fought battle on the Varsity double match. The score was 21-18 as they are just a few points away with a victory.
Thursday, May 12, 2016-La Salle came up in the short end in their game against McClancy. However, freshmen pair Ian Lucero/Jancarlos Flores won their double match yet again. This gives them 2 wins in the last 2 games. Overall, the entire freshmen group improved drastically since the beginning of the season. With no experience to handball prior to last month, the improvement is stunning.
Next game is at home against St. Edmund Monday, May 16th.
Yesterday, the La Salle Cardinals played an away game against McClancy in Handball. It was a close and exciting battle between the players. Despite La Salle’s loss, Christian Perez returned from an injury and won his match 21-15. Jason and Derek Criollo continued their strong play with a tough 17-21 match.
Next game: La Salle vs. St. Edmunds at home on Thursday, April 21st.
On Friday, the handball team played a doubleheader against Molloy and the result was unfavorable in both games. However, a few freshmen have shown significant improvement since the beginning of the season. The 7 freshmen who joined the team all have no prior experience in handball, yet they have shown much potential in only one week!
The season continues today with an away game at McClancy High School (68th St & 31st Ave Park).
La Salle’s handball team is back at it this season! These Cardinals started their season with a doubleheader against Salesian High School at Orchard Beach Park and came away with a tough loss, losing 5-0. Derek and Jason Criollo played in 2 hard-fought games with a score of 9-21 and 18-21. Next game will be an away game Thursday against Saint Francis Prep. If you can’t make this game, come out and cheer on the Cardinals at home against Malloy on Friday!