FLETCHER LEADS SOUTHWEST ROUT

Orlando Fletcher had 9 points, all in the first half, and 8 rebounds to lead Southwest past visiting iMater Charter, 61-39. After each team scored twelve points in the first period, the Eagles (8-8) outscored the Knights (8-8) in the second quarter, 20-4, to turn the game into a rout. Michael Almeida, who had missed the entire season as he rehabbed an injury, made his first appearance of the season when he entered the game to an ovation from the crowd to start the fourth quarter. The cheering got even louder when he scored the first basket of the period. Almeida finished with 4 points, 2 assists and 2 steals. Albert Hernandez led in steals with 3 and Hernandez and Andre Abreu each had 3 assists. The scoring:
Orlando Fletcher 9
Adrian Piniero 9
Andre Abreu 8
Jean Grullon 8
Chris Murray 6
Dayn Lopez 6
Justin Pratt 5
Michael Almeida 4
Albert Hernandez 4
Enmanuel Carbonell 2

GARCIA'S LATE BASKETS GIVES JV WIN

Southwest's junior varsity came from behind to score a thrilling 49-47 victory over visiting iMater Charter. Darian Garcia's layup with 57 seconds remaining tied the score at 47-47, then his basket with 14.5 seconds left gave the Baby Eagles (7-9) the lead. Robert Abrahante stole the ball in the waning seconds to seal the win. Garcia led Southwest with 12 points while Carlos Luis and Ian Castellanos each added 9 points.

 


Orlando Fletcher had 9 points and 8 rebounds