Regis and La Salle Set For League Championship Doubleheader
tripleheader2016_02On Sunday, February 21, the Regis Freshman and Junior Varsity basketball teams will both face-off against La Salle in their respective league championship games. Both games will take place at Fordham Preparatory (Bronx, NY). The Freshman championship game is scheduled for a 1:00 p.m. tip-off, and the Junior Varsity game will follow at approximately 2:45 p.m.

The freshmen enter the championship game with a 15-5 season record. They staged an impressive 76-41 victory over Moore Catholic in a semi-final matchup on February 18. The Regis and La Salle freshmen split wins during their regular season match-ups, with both games featuring slim margins of victory on the opponent’s court. While Regis lost to La Salle by 5 points at home on January 9 (58-53), they edged out the Cardinals on La Salle’s home court on February 5 (60-59).

The Junior Varsity squad enters their championship game with a 13-5 season record. They reached the finals after a 50-39 semi-final win over Salesian on February 18. While the Regis JV team earned victories in both regular season meetings with La Salle, both games were tight. A 47-43 victory on January 9 was followed by an even closer 47-46 victory on February 5.

This will be the fourth straight appearance for Regis freshmen in the league championship, having earned the title in 2013 and 2015. The Junior Varsity team is making its third straight title game appearance, having earned a centennial year championship in 2014.

Regardless of Saturday’s outcome, both teams demonstrated tremendous effort and talent over the course of two very successful seasons.

Posted: 2/19/16