La Salle Earns Triple Header Sweep Against League Rival St. Edmund’s
Friday, December 7, 2018, New York, NY – La Salle Freshman Basketball (5-0) stayed hot, improving to 5-0 with a 78-29 win over St. Edmund Prep. The Cardinals struggled to get going in the first half leading 23-20, but came out of halftime clicking on all cylinders with a 38 point 3rd quarter. The Cardinals were led by Jamir Smith with 22 points and Donnell Campbell with 15 points.
JV Basketball (2-1,1-1) came out strong to earn a convincing 66-19 league game win against St. Edmund Prep. The team’s focus was solely on setting the tone on the defensive end which led to a 37-5 lead going into half. The Cardinals were led by Nick Williams with 28 points followed by Carlos Lorenzo scoring 17 points.
The Varsity Basketball (2-1) completed the sweep of the evening with a 62-50 victory. Trailing for much of the game, the Cardinals used a stout defense in the 4th quarter to attain the lead and would never relinquish it in route to the victory. The Cardinals were led by Josiah Chandler’s 22 point, 14 rebound and 6 assist effort while Jimmy Romero chipped in with 16 points and 16 rebounds.