BOYS BASKETBALL VIDEO RECAP: East Boston 87, New Mission 74
video recap by Jeremy Weiner
BOSTON, Mass. -- The East Boston Jets applied a menacing defense and timely shooting, as they defeated the defending Division 2 state champion New Mission Titans on Tuesday night, 87-74.
Rasheed Bell (23 points, 16 rebounds) led the way for the Jets on the evening, followed by a clutch first half from Daron Broadway (14 points) and big second half performance from guard Wilfredo Soto (21 points) en-route to victory.
East Boston (7-2) also received balanced and consistent play from guard Dion Knight (13 points, seven rebounds), who came up big attacking the glass and distributing the ball in the win.
New Mission (4-2) was led by the strong play of sophomores Alexander Delarosa (20 points) and Philmon Gerebhewit (14 points) and junior Tyrique Lee (12 points).
Both teams will meet again on February 3rd when East Boston travels to New Mission for a 6 p.m. tip.
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