The Holy Cross Knights bounced back from a tough league loss to Molloy Friday night to defeat Moore Catholic, 60-43, Sunday in the Staten Island City challenge at the College of Staten Island.
Miguel Gonzalez paced the Knights with 20 points, as Cross improved to 9-3 with the win.
Against the Stanners, Cross had few answers, falling 88-52. Molloy was led by Jamaal Wagners 22 points and 11 boards, while Sundiata Gaines chipped in with 18 points. Molloy remained perfect with a 10-0 overall mark, 1-0 CHSAA league play.
All Hallows 71, Christ the King 59. Eric Martin (10 rebounds) and Japhet McNeil led the Royals with 15 and 14 points, respectively, but the Royals never seriously challenged All Hallows. Ricky Soliver and Ron Ramon scored 17 and 16, respectively for the winners. CK fell to 6-3, 1-1, while All Hallows improved to 6-5, 1-2.
St. Johns Prep 63, Holy Trinity 42. A smothering defense, led by Antonio Taylors three steals in the second quarter, helped the Red Storm go on an 18-3 run en route to a dominant win. Desean Burke scored 26 points, while Ryan Mensching paced the Titans with 15 at the fifth annual St. Dominic Classic.
Monsignor McClancy 73, St. Anthonys 55. The Crusaders got 29 points from Forest Hills junior Welsey Matthews, while Elvis Damjanovic added 13 also at the St. Dominic Classic. Tim Clares 13 points led St. Anthonys. McClancy is now 6-5 overall.
Cathedral Prep 77, St. Helena 44. Brad Wierzbicki scored a game-high 24 points and teammate Tom Sabbagh pulled down 18 rebounds for the Crusaders, now 6-6 overall and 4-1 in league play.
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