MURRAY LEADS SW TO ROUT OF iMATER

Southwest started slowly but ended up turning the game into a 74-32 rout of visiting iMater Charter School in the final preseason game. Down 8-3 early in the first quarter, the Eagles went on a 20-2 run to take control of the contest. Chris Murray had 15 of his 23 points in the first half to spark the rally. Southwest led 18-8 after one quarter, 34-16 at the half and 53-26 entering the final period. Once the lead reached 35 points in the fourth quarter, the mercy rule kicked in and the remainder of the game was played with a running clock. Orlando Fletcher scored 15 of his 18 points and Andre Abreu drained a trio of three-pointers in the second half. Murray was the top rebounder with 9 and Albert Hernandez dished out 4 assists. The 42-point margin of victory would have been a school record had it not been a preseason game. The Eagles were without guard Justin Pratt who was injured one night earlier and is epected to miss two weeks. Also not dressed was forward Michael Almeida, who is hoping to return from a preseason injury in December. The scoring:
Chris Murray 23
Orlando Fletcher 18
Andre Abreu 11
Jean Grullon 9
Sebastian Garcia 7
Albert Hernandez 3
Darian Garcia 3

 


Chris Murray led SW with 23 points and 9 rebounds