2001-12-08 / Sports

Rockaway B-Ball Star Shines At Boston College

By Elio Velez

Rockaway B-Ball Star Shines
At Boston College
By Elio Velez

In a 78-73 Boston College Eagles victory over St. Joseph, Freshman Clare Droesch was the catalyst for the victory. Droesch, a Belle Harbor native and who played at Christ The King High School in Queens, scored 24 points to lead the charge. Droesch scored a team high 24 points on 7 for 11 shooting, which included hot shooting from the three point arc by going for 4 for 5. The Eagles improved to 3-1 and St. Joseph fell to 3-2.

It was a close contest throughout the game played at St Joseph’s Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse in Philadelphia. Down by one point in the first half, Boston College stormed with an 11-0 run, which was sparked by Droesch scoring 10 of those points. In the second half, BC pulled away to a 13-point lead and the Hawks could not get back in the game. Boston College had 5 players score in double digits for the game.


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