Mens Varsity Basketball
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Jan 8, 2019
- WARRIORS: 55
YDE SCHOOL: 52
The MDY Warriors played YDE tonight on its home court, short-handed: season high scorer Michael Natkin (17 ppg) was out with a concussion and albert Nsiri playing with a bruised right shoulder made this game harder for the defending champs.
YDE took advantage of the circumstances and started the game with a 9-0 lead. But MDY battled back.
At the end of the first quarter YDE led 11-5 and held a slim lead at half time 26-21.
In the third quarter, Captain Raymond Jajati who led all scorers with 24 points sparked the warriors comeback and MDY led 44-38 at the end of three.
In the fourth quarter both teams played strong defense but the defending champion Warriors pulled out a slim 55-52 victory.
YDE’s Hymie Sasson led YDE with a team high 19 points.
MDY is now 8-3 in league play and 20-3 overall.