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Legends Thwart LaGuardia Run

Written by Erik Shold on 01-05-2004

After building a 19 point lead in the first half, the boys basketball team shot down LaGuardia's comeback to win 50-43 and improve their record to 10-1.

After a low scoring first quarter, the Legends exploded in the second quarter to build a 19 point lead. Angel, Antonio, Jihad, Kirk, and Cecil all contributed points in the second quarter.

LaGuardia cut the lead to 9 at the half, and continued to chip away at the lead through the third and fourth quarters. With 5 minutes remaining in the game, LaGuardia took the lead for the first time, 43-41. On the next trip down the court, Antonio hit a three-pointer to put the Legends back on top 44-41, and they managed to hold on and win 50-43 by hitting some key free throws and grabbing some huge rebounds down the stretch.

Angel 7, 3 assists

Antonio 15

Kenneth 5, 10 rebounds

Jihad 14, 10 rebounds

Kirk 4, 6 rebounds

Gerald 2, 3 assists

Cecil 3, 5 rebounds

The 10-1 Legends have their next game Friday at 6:00 pm vs. University Neighborhood.

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