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Cardozo ekes out victory over Construction
PHOTOS BY ROBERT COLE
Th e Cardozo High School boys’ basketball
team won a closely contested road
game against Queens High School for
Construction in Ozone Park.
Dozo’s Donte Ager passes to an open teammate. Construction’s Gabriel Rice fi ghts for possession of the ball.
Th e Judges’ clinched the 65-62 victory
thanks to a strong third quarter, when
they outscored Construction 23-14 to
take a 48-44 lead into the fi nal quarter.
Neither team pulled away in the fi rst
quarter, with Construction taking a onepoint
lead into the second, when the Red
Hawks went on a run and put together a
fi ve-point advantage to take a 30-25 lead
into the half.
Cardozo bounced back with its strong
third quarter before sealing the deal in
Taj Anderson led the Judges with a
whopping 34 points — including 14 from
the charity stripe. Jamal Watson added 11
— Zach Gewelb
Cardozo’s Jamal Watson boxes out an opponent and prepares to
grab a rebound during the Judges’ win over Construction.
St. Francis falls to St. Raymond’s
Evan Sirakis fi res a shot from the perimeter.
Todd Rochelle shoots over the St. Raymond’s defender.
Justin Hendrick shoots over the defense.
Aramis Santiago fl oats a shot toward the basket during St. Francis
Prep’s road loss to St. Raymond’s in the Bronx.