Findlay Takes Down Top-Ranked St. Patrick, 71-70
January 25, 2010Findlay College Prep
Findlay Prep defeated No. 1 ranked St. Patrick (NJ) at the Hoophall Classic in Springfield, MA 71-70. Findlay was led by the event's Most Outstanding Player Cory Joseph who had 23 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists and fought off leg cramps throughout. Junior Nick Johnson scored 16 points, had 10 rebounds, and added 4 assists. Senior Thomas Laerke scored 10. Godwin Okonji scored 8 with 6 rebounds, 3 assists, and 3 steals. Tristan Thompson scored 8 with 6 rebounds, 3 assists. Senior Marko Petrovic added 6 on a pair of threes.
Coverage of the event is here:
Espn Rise article: "Findlay Prep outlasts top ranked St. Patrick": http://sports.espn.go.com/highschool/rise/basketball/boys/news/story?id=4837380
"Joseph-Irving matchup worth the hype": http://sports.espn.go.com/ncaa/recruiting/basketball/mens/news/story?id=4838429
Mike LaPlante of ESPN's Scouts Inc. says "The only thing stopping Joseph on this day was leg cramps. In a game full of stars, the dynamic point guard was the dominant player on the floor on both sides of the ball"
Jim Halley's USA Today Article: http://www.usatoday.com/sports/preps/basketball/2010-01-18-findlay-prep-st-patricks_N.htm
Paul Biancardi's Hoophall coverage: http://sports.espn.go.com/ncaa/recruiting/basketball/mens/news/story?id=4839269
"Hoophall attracts top uncommitteds": http://sports.espn.go.com/ncaa/recruiting/basketball/mens/news/story?id=4841740
Check out the event site here: http://www.thehoophallclassic.com/
Dave Telep's Hoophall: Day 3: http://scouthoops.scout.com/a.z?s=75&p=2&c=939178&ssf=1&RequestedURL=http%3a%2f%2fscouthoops.scout.com%2f2%2f939178.html