Central Catholic's DeShone Kizer (14) and Keith Towbridge (44) battle St. Francis' Jay Snell (42) and Josh Truscinski (32) for a rebound.
St. Francis de Sales looked like the team playing its season opener, while Central Catholic appeared to be in mid-season form Friday night.
In the first game of the season for the Irish, they opened the 2012-13 campaign with a 16-2 run and never looked back. With its first two games postponed because of the football team's run to the Division II state title, Central came out on fire and built a 29-10 lead at the half.
The Irish showed no rust in cruising to a 59-32 home win.
Senior forward Deontae Cole scored 17 of his game-high 21 points in the decisive first half. Read more here...
Bowsher Rebels run to win
A typical night's action in the City League can make an official scorekeeper the busiest person in the gym.
Bowsher and Scott certainly kept the scorekeeper occupied on Friday night as the City League rivals combined for 193 points in a contest where the Rebels outran the Bulldogs to come away with a 99-94 victory.
Undefeated Bowsher outscored Scott 56-46 in the second half to improve to 5-0 overall and 2-0 in the City League. Read more here...