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Boleware, Newman lead East English past Cass Tech in PSL play

Basketball   | Branden Hunter

Boleware, Newman lead East English past Cass Tech in PSL play

 

 

 

Detroit – Despite an important league victory on Friday Detroit East English Village Prep coach Juan Rickman wasn’t pleased with his team’s effort.

     East English (4-2, 2-0) defeated Detroit Cass Tech 75-70 in a Detroit Public School League East Division 1 game at Cass Tech.

    The Bulldogs blew several double-digit leads allowing Cass Tech (3-4, 1-1) opportunities to pull off what would have been an upset.

    "Discipline, discipline, discipline," Rickman said. "A lot of that was because of our effort, and I don't really think we played that well. We have to sustain our effort, and stay disciplined."

     East English led by seven with 7:06 left in the first half and looked as if they were ready to pull away. But back-to-back 3-pointers by the Technicians, and another by sophomore Leonard Silas just as the halftime buzzer sounded, tied the game at 31-31.

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