The Bishop Canevin Boys Basketball team pressed the issue in a 29-5 first quarter run to set the pace for a 68-36 section win over West Greene at home on Friday night.
BC used a full court press to harrass the Pioneers throughout the first quarter, creating turnovers and leading to easy layups. Jaden Gales had 11 of his 15 points in the quarter. Gales didn’t play in the second half. Kai Spears had ten points in the quarter for the Crusaders.
Canevin took the press off after the first quarter. A’dante Berrian did have layups on two straight possessions as BC took a 29 point lead into the locker room at halftime. Berrian finished the game with eight points.
In the third quarter Nevan Crossey hit three consecutive three-pointers to finish with his season high of 11 points. Spears had four points in the quarter to finish with a game-high 16 points. Shea Champine added a basket in each quarter to finish with eight points. The final margin was 68-36.
Bishop Canevin is now 2-0 in section play, their record is 5-3 overall. West Greene drops to 1-2 in section play and 1-5 overall. This game was the first of five straight section games for the Crusaders. Their next game is Tuesday night at Mapletown. Game time is scheduled for 7 PM. Their next home game is on Friday, February 5 against Gebiel Catholic. The JV game is scheduled for 6 PM and the Varsity game is scheduled for 7:30 PM.