St. Raymond to play in SNY Invitational pretension diversion Saturday

There is no ‘I’ in team, and on Friday night, St. Raymond valid accurately that.

On a day when their star guard, Isaiah Washington, was being double-teamed, a ancillary expel helped a Ravens allege to a final of a SNY Invitational with an impressive, 64-63, win over St. Anthony of Jersey City during City College of New York.

“This a unequivocally large win for us,” St. Raymond conduct manager Jorge Lopez said. “I told Isaiah tonight isn’t going to be your night,the invulnerability is all over you. Trust your teammates and tonight it was Darius Lee.”

Lee shot 7-for-9 from a field, finishing with 18 points and 9 rebounds, including 6 points in a final 4 mins to tie a diversion during 60-60.

“I have never wanted to win a diversion so badly,” Lee said. “I have never played in a diversion like this before in my life, so we usually wanted to come out and get my name out there.”

With a diversion tied with underneath a notation left, a defensive stop by a Ravens led to a pivotal basket by Nicholas Rivera that gave St. Raymond a 62-60 lead. Then after a St. Anthony shot time violation, a Friars afterwards fouled Washington, who strike dual purchase giveaway throws with reduction than 6 seconds to go.

“This was a outrageous win for a team,” Washington, who finished with 23 points, said. “A lot of guys stepped adult tonight in a unequivocally good group win opposite a unequivocally good opponent.”

St. Raymond responded good after a uncharacteristic opening on Wednesday night, an 86-75 detriment to Archbishop Molloy.

“I didn’t like a approach we looked that day,” Lopez said. “I told them on Thursday during use that we couldn’t play like again.

“It was a really humbling diversion for us,” Washington pronounced of that detriment to a Ravens’ CHSAA Rivals. “It brought us behind down from meditative we were a guys to beat.”

The St. Ray’s invulnerability hold St. Anthony to usually 9 points in a initial entertain and 11 points in a fourth quarter, a defensive opening that valid to be a differnce opposite one of New Jersey’s long-lived powerhouse teams manager by a mythological Bob Hurley.

“When we play invulnerability a approach we played tonight, we overtly feel like we can kick any group in a city,” Lopez said.

In Saturday’s SNY championship game, St. Raymond will play possibly Mount Vernon or Christ a King, who faced off in Friday’s late game.

“No matter who play, we know it is going to be tough,” Lopez said. “But if we play a approach we played tonight, with that courage and will to win, we are a tough group to beat.”

“We are really looking brazen to win a whole thing tomorrow,” Washington said.

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