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Jason Ball of Crossroads High School attempts a shot against New Roads during the second quarter at home Thursday night.
Photo by Roger Morante
Jason Ball of Crossroads High School attempts a shot against New Roads during the second quarter at home Thursday night.

Sports, Crossroads, Basketball, Santa Monica, New Roads

Crossroads Boys Basketball Defeats New Roads 56-43

Crossroads forward Charlie Hall reflects after making a basket in the second quarter at home against New Roads Thursday night.
Photo by Roger Morante
Crossroads forward Charlie Hall reflects after making a basket in the second quarter at home against New Roads Thursday night.

Posted Dec. 21, 2012, 10:07 am

Roger Morante / Sports Editor

Crossroads Boys Basketball (2-1) beat New Roads (2-3) 56-43 in an intense match-up where the Roadrunners dominated the court during the entire game at home Thursday night.

The Roadrunners sprang ahead in the second quarter after Micha Stein made both free throws to make the game 19-14 after being fouled by the Jaguars.

Forward Charlie Hall of Crossroads heated up to extend the lead with a bucket under the basket to extend the lead 21-14.

Max Pasamonte added another basket from the outside to extend the lead 23-14 before Hall hit another shot to make the game 25-14.

In the second quarter, Jason Ball came alive driving to the basket, drawing the foul, and then converting both his free throws before time expired to put the Roadrunners up 31-19 at the half.

Crossroads went on to win the game 56-43.

Next game for the Roadrunners is at home after the holidays against Kilpatrick Monday Jan. 7.

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