Cadets win at NECC
The unbeaten St. Joseph High boys basketball team completed a sweep of out-of-state opponents when coach Chis Watts’ Cadets defeated LaSalle Academy (N.Y.), 76-57, in the second round of the Northeast Christmas Classic played at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Friday night.
Quincy McKnight was tourney MVP, and was joined on the all-tournament team by Erick Langston and Jake Pelletier.
McKnight scored 25 points in the final and Pelletier had 18, including three 3-pointers.
The Cadets (6-0) surged to a 16-7 lead over LaSalle (8-3) after one quarter and extended their lead to 40-23 at the half.
St. Joseph defeated Monsignor Farrell (N.Y.) by a score of 72-56 on Thursday.
McKnight scored 23 points, Jonathan Dzurenda 14 and McKnight had 10 rebounds.
Pelletier had eight points and seven steals.
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