Sunday's NY State Catholic School Championship game update
Posted Friday, March 12, 2010 by Buffalo wings at half court
NY State Catholic School Championship Game.
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3:00pm Stepinac vs Nichols HS - Canisius College.
FIRST QUARTER BEGINS!!
Here we go!!! Half court steal; by Kadeem Francis Crusaders up 2-0
2:51 Left in the first Stepinac Leads 9-7
The crusaders game out hot!! Playing great defense and controlling the clock. Ended the quarter was some good shooting from James Chillemi and Kadeem Francis. Stepinac leads 13 - 9
SECOND QUARTER BEGINS!!
The first two minutes have been physical, both school hitting the boards hard. Nichols center William Regan is going right after Stepinac center Conroy Baltimore.
Nichols with with big push with 3:18 left in the half, goes on a 6-0 run to take the lead 21-19
Stepinac answers back, with two quick baskets and a steal from senior Guard Josh Powell.
This is a game!! Back and forth on both sides of the ball. Stepinac and NIchols are here to play, this game is going to be special.
14.3 seconds left in the half. We are tied at 27.
Time out - Nichols
Half time - Tied 27-27 Stepinac is lead by Rich Witten and James Chillemi with 7 points each.
THE QUARTER BEGINS!!!
Stepinac comes out ready to play. Conroy Baltimore with 2 big blocks, and quick baskets by Kadeem francis and Josh Powell.
Nichols with another quick answer to take the lead 32-31
Nichols tries the full court press, but Rich Witten by himself goes coast to coast for the easy lay-up.
Game has slowed down. Both teams are trying to set up their respected offenses. Coaches better be careful both teams have six fouls each.
2:00 minutes left in the third Nichols is up 2. 43-41
Stepinac with a steal, Rich Witten draws a foul and is at the line for 2. Makes both 45-43 Nichols.
End of Third Quarter Nichols with the lead 49-43.
Stepinac has 8 team fouls.
Nichols has 7 team fouls.
Josh Powell leads stepinac with 14 points!
FOURTH QUARTER BEGINS
Thomas decker with 3 pointer to tie the game! 52-52
Conroy Baltimore receives his fourth person foul 3:55 left in the fourth.
Nichols 55 Stepinac 53
Both Teams exchange steals, time out Nichols.
2:34 left , Nichols leads 59-55
1:29 59-57 Nichols. This is a fight!!
Nichols on the line..makes both Stepinac down 4. Stepinac calls timeout!
Timeout pays off, quick basket from Josh Powell assist from Rich Witten.
33.5 seconds left in the game.. Nichols leads 61-59. Nichols has the ball.
Nichols scores! Stepinac's Rich Witten answers back with three pointer to bring the Crusaders within 2. (64-62)
8.9 Seconds Left. WOW!!!
Stepinac fouls, Nichols makes both foul shot.
Games Ends Nichols 66 Stepinac 62
Josh Powell - 18
Rich Witten - 17
Conroy Baltimore - 11
Kadeem Francis - 9
James Chillemi - 4
Thomas Decker - 3