New York High School Basketball - East edged by Rush-Henrietta
(December 30, 2008: Henrietta, NY 14467) The East Orientals basketball team (Rochester, NY), was nudged 62-60 in Tuesday's non-league battle with the host Rush-Henrietta Royal Comets (Henrietta, NY)
The Royal Comets now possess a 4-2 record. They play next when they travel to Gates-Chili for a Section 5 Monroe County I battle on Wednesday, January 7. Rush-Henrietta will battle a Spartans team coming off a 71-46 non-league win over Marshall (Rochester, NY). The Spartans record now stands at 6-2.
The Orientals (6-3) will now prepare for their battle against Wilson Magnet (Rochester, NY). The Wildcats come into the Section 5 Rochester City Catholic battle with a 6-1 record. In their last battle, Wilson Magnet edged Fairport (Fairport, NY), 69-59, in a non-league battle.