Boys Basketball: Damien Just Too Much for St. Francis On Friday; Spartans Defeat Golden Knights, 83-59 in La Canada Tournament

Youtube screen grab. Courtesy of SoCal Prep Legends (SCPL) From STAFF REPORTS St. Francis has started the 2016-17 season on a high note. The Golden Knights won just 7 games all of last year, and already have 5 victories over the first few weeks of the new season. But St. Francis ran into a buzzsaw […]

Youtube screen grab. Courtesy of SoCal Prep Legends (SCPL)

From STAFF REPORTS

St. Francis has started the 2016-17 season on a high note.

The Golden Knights won just 7 games all of last year, and already have 5 victories over the first few weeks of the new season.

But St. Francis ran into a buzzsaw Friday night when they fell, 83-59, to Damien at the La Canada Tournament.

The Golden Knights are now 2-1 in the tournament and play Saturday night at 6 on the final night of the tourney with an opponents to be announced tomorrow.

St. Francis (5-2) had nine players with at least 5 points apiece, but Damien (9-0) had already amassed a 28-point lead through three quarters.

Sean Stephen had 9 points, Andre Henry and Omari Moore had 8.

Kevin House, Lucas Shin, Daniel Scott and Matthew Molina each scored 6 points for the Golden Knights.

Joey Walsh and Malakhi Jensen had 5 points apiece.

Moore led SFHS with 6 assists and Henry had 6 rebounds

House and Shin had two 3-point baskets apiece.

Despite the lopsided loss, the Golden Knights shot 52% from the field and made 9 of 22 3-point attempts.

St. Francis will play tonight (Saturday) at 6 with an opponent to be decided.

Box Score:
St. Francis: 18-11-10-20-(59)
Damien: 27-16-24-16-(83)

Records:
St. Francis 5-2; Damien 9-0

 

 

 

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