New York High School Basketball - St. Francis thwarted by Bishop KearneyDecember 21, 2011: Rochester, NY 14617
The St. Francis Red Raiders basketball team (Athol Springs, NY), dropped 55-42 in Wednesday's non-league battle with the host Bishop Kearney Kings (Rochester, NY)
The Kings now possess a 4-0 record. They play next when they travel to Syracuse Academy of Science for a non-league battle on Tuesday, December 27. Bishop Kearney will battle a Atoms team coming off a 60-35 league win over Faith Heritage (Syracuse, NY). The Atoms record now stands at 5-1.
The Red Raiders (2-2) will now prepare for their battle against Cheektowaga (Cheektowaga, NY). The Warriors come into the non-league battle with a 1-3 record. In their last battle, Cheektowaga prevailed over Pioneer (Yorkshire, NY), 73-57, in a league battle.
Kearney jumped out on a 12-2 run to begin the half, then let St. Francis cut the lead back to nine before pulling away again.