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Lakers and Hoyas Roll in HP&R Youth Basketball League

In Housing, Parks and Rec action, the Hoyas U-15 and U-18 swept both games at Castle Burke, while at D.C. Canegata, the Lakers doused Mo Fire 72-59.

Hoyas 64, Looking Ahead 19 (CBRC U-15)
The Hoyas got 12 points apiece from brothers Jaheem and Jahmar Lee and another 12 points and three rebounds from Jose Cerrillo as they blew out Looking Ahead, 64-19, in the night’s opening contest. Looking Ahead, totally outclassed, were led by Vion Hazel with six points and three rebounds and Askia Richards with four points and three blocks.

Hoyas 72, Dread Eyes 57 (CBRC U-18)
In game two at CBRC, the senior Hoyas also won in a lopsided fashion as they closed out Dread Eyes, 72-57 in a game that was not as close as the final score would indicate. Asha Cage led three Hoyas in double figures with 20 points while dishing out four assists. Teammates Horace Matthew and Elijah Brooks also had a huge hand in the victory, netting 19 and 11 points respectively. For Dread Eyes, Edwin Ventura led the way with a game-high 21 points. John Lindquist netted 11, and Kamal Simmonds dropped in 10 in a losing cause. Their teammate Lamar Cupid had a huge night on the boards, hauling down 11 rebounds.

Lakers 72, Mo Fire 59 (DCC U-18)
In the lone game contested at the D.C. Canegata court, the Lakers doused Mo Fire 72-59 to continue to shine as the team to beat in the east. Jamal James led four Lakers in double figures with a game-high 25 points while grabbing six rebounds along with three steals. Lakers Deshawn Joseph added 14, Charles Moorehead 13, and Rishaun Burke had 10, all for the winners. Kyle Greenidge led Mo Fire with 18 points and seven boards, while Charles Sealey netted 14, and Aubrey Carty dropped in 13 points and hauled down 11 boards.

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