Boys basketball: Foran Lions defeat Platt Tech
The Foran High boys basketball team defeated Platt Tech, 65-44, in the Platt Tech Christmas Tournament on Wednesday.
Zach Tavitian scored 16 points, Matt Krempa 15, J.T. Lanese 12 and Matt Cruz nine for coach Tim Swaller’s Lions.
Lanese made four 3-pointers and Krempa three.
Foran took a 20-12 lead after one period and led 44-36 after three quarters.
Stephen Castillo scored 13 points and Shawn Rucker 12 for the Panthers.
Foran lost to Sheehan-Wallingford, 59-55, in a first round game on Monday.
Foul shooting, which had been a team strength, failed the Lions as they shot 12-for-29 from the stripe.
Tavitian scored 22 points and Jordan Townsend 18.
Kyle Brennan scored 16 points for the Titans.