Boys 7th Grade Basketball · Boys 7th Grade Basketball Defeats Cardinal 23 – 22


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Brooklyn High School vs Cardinal Local Schools
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In a game that came down to the final seconds, the Brooklyn Boys 7th Grade team (2-1) prevailed in a game it led much of the way, 23-22 at Cardinal.

The Hurricanes had their highest scoring quarter of the game in the first, opening a 9-5 advantage after one period. Brooklyn extended that lead to 13-7 at halftime.

After an evenly played third quarter, Brooklyn took a 17-10 edge to the final quarter.

Cardinal opened the quarter on an 8-1 run that tied the game at 18-18, and opened up its first lead of the second half at 22-21 with just over a minute to play. With 50 seconds remaining, Brooklyn’s Aiden Starr hit a 15-foot jumper that would ultimately be the game winner. After forcing a turnover, the Canes were able to run out the final 40 seconds of the game without surrendering possession or being sent to the foul line.

Six players scored in the game for Brooklyn.