Delgado lifts Hayes over St
Gabe Carrion had the most memorable shot, a halfcourt buzzer beater at the end of the third quarter for his lone three points.
But Chantz Delgado had the most important shots of the game, draining two free throws with canada goose outlet 6.3 seconds left to seal Cardinal Hayes’ 55 53 non league Canada Goose online win against St. Francis canada goose outlet online uk Prep in Fresh Meadows, Queens Wednesday afternoon.
“That’s the moment you live for,” said Delgado, a senior guard who scored a team high 15 points. “You go home and think about that. You’ve got to win it for your team. That’s the time you dream for and I executed.”
While Carrion electrified the crowd with his heave, St. Francis Prep (2 1) actually canada goose outlet store uk had the momentum at the opening of the fourth quarter. The Terriers went on an 8 0 run and had a 47 38 lead with 5:35 left.
But then Hayes (1 1) goose outlet canada pushed the ball inside and St. Francis official canada goose outlet Prep had no answer for canada goose outlet reviews the Cardinals athleticism. Bryant McAdoo, a 6 foot 5 Canada Goose Outlet senior forward; cheap Canada Goose 6 canada goose coats on sale foot 7 sophomore Amadou Sidibe; and 6 foot canada goose coats 2 Fadil Yacoubou all pounded the glass and scored on putbacks.
“I thought we didn’t get a break all game, but then at the end of the game I thought my big guys wore them down a bit, especially on the glass,” Cardinal Hayes coach Joe Lods said.
A 3 pointer from the top of the key by Delgado tied the score at 48 with 3:19 left and a bucket by Sidibe capped a 14 1 run, giving Cardinal Hayes a 52 48 lead with 1:43 remaining.
“We scrimmaged well and uk canada goose we won our first two games, but today, honestly I thought they played harder than us,” longtime St. Francis Prep coach Tim Leary said. “They made all of the hustle plays toward the end. Everything they got was under the basket.”
With his team trailing 53 canada goose outlet https://www.estrategias.de jackets 51 with 6.6 seconds left, St. Francis Prep cheap canada goose uk senior guard Roger Harris drove canada goose outlet store through the lane, but fell to the court canada goose outlet uk sale and lost control of the ball. Though it canada goose outlet parka appeared Harris was hit, no call was made. Delgado was quickly fouled off the inbound, sinking a pair of free buy canada goose jacket throws to seal the Cardinals win.
“He clearly fouled me, but they said he jumped and I ran into him,” canada goose outlet said Harris, who had 10 points. “I don’t understand how that goes, but that’s what the refs said.”
An incensed Leary chased the officials off the canada goose outlet court after the final whistle.
“It shouldn’t come down to one play when you have a nine point lead. Certainly I thought he got fouled. Absolutely,” Leary said. “On our home court I would have liked to have had it.”
It was a bittersweet win for Lods, a 1993 St. Francis Prep graduate. He played football, baseball and basketball there and said canada goose outlet canada his return to his alma mater brought back a flood of memories.
“I do have a special place for St. Francis Prep,” Lods said. “I met my wife at St. Francis Prep. Someday probably my son will be a Terrier. It’s bittersweet for me somewhat because I hold this place in such high regard.”.