ND-Fairfield boys basketball overlaps Kolbe

The Notre Dame-Fairfield boys basketball group finished its own Regular Season sweep of Southwest Meeting rival Kolbe Cathedral using a 69-61 win Saturday in the College of Bridgeport’s Harvey Hubbell Fitness Center.
The Lancers improved their record to 10-1 and snapped Kolbe Cathedral’s five-game profitable series. The Cougars dropped to 6-3.
Marcus Ortiz led the Lancers with 22 points, for example about a few 3-pointers. Ortiz scored 19 of his points at the very first half until the Cougars was able to slow down him by changing to some zone.
Tre McPherson additional 17 points, aided with a 9-12 nighttime to the Free throw lineup
“Ortiz was about fire at the very first half,” explained Kolbe Cathedral head trainer Chris Smith. “the very first match (performed December), it absolutely had been Tre. They’ve got some fantastic guards along with some fantastic shooters, their enormous men out played ours to night ”
Ortiz reported that though he had been the very top scorer, he is away from getting the celebrity in the workforce. He explained almost any match, any participant around the Lancers roster has got the capability to direct the crew to success.
“anybody on the team could measure any given night,” Ortiz explained. “We have no some celebrities also there is absolutely no regrets about this courtroom. We engage in the exact identical target, which is to triumph ”
Ortiz reported that if he had been closed in the next halfof centre Arkel Miles has been a dominating pressure for Notre Dame.
Miles extra 11 points, also had 14 rebounds, 10 which had been also offensive.
He also out-dueled previous AAU teammate Shaq Thomas, also maintained the Kolbe Cathedral centre scoreless.
“It turned out personal to the courtroom,” Miles explained. “We had go facing eachother in clinic all of the moment, therefore that I knew exactly what to anticipate from him”
Although Kolbe Cathedral minimize Notre Dame’s 22-15 first-quarter cause 38-36 in the half,” Smith explained he sensed that the Lancers commanded this match.
“Whenever that they place up it, they obtained the
Rally and place it straight in,” Smith explained. “They made the balls that were loose they left their foul shots and also we did not. (They did) a bunch of things”
Kolbe Cathedral’s D.J. Perry directed all scorers with 26 points. Calvin Wade had 12 for the Cougars, also Troy Owens along with also Losrick McDonald equally had 11.
Kolbe Cathedral shield Robert Pinnock tied up the game in 40 once he left front end onto a oneandone together with 5:18 left in the next quarter.
However, the Lancers went to a 6-0 streak that let them place the game off. Miles struck on a free throw, then McPherson struck on a lay up, Miles back a miss from Earl Coleman, also McPherson struck inside to offer Notre Dame a 46-40 direct.
“They overcome us 15 the firsttime, which means this is really a fantastic match,” Smith explained. “notre-dame played they have good shield drama, and also their huge person captured the rebounds along with also and-ones whenever they had them. We have surely got to receive somewhat harder indoors “