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Paul Brown leads Salesianum with 21 in victory over Mount Pleasant

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WILMINGTON – Salesianum established an early lead in its basketball game against Mount Pleasant on Feb. 13, and each time the Green Knights appeared to be ready to take over, the Sals came up with a big play in a 50-45 win. It was their sixth win in the last seven games. Read more »

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Brown’s three-pointer caps Sals’ comeback over top-ranked Mount Pleasant

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PENNY HILL – With the clock winding down and his team trailing Mount Pleasant by a point, Salesianum sophomore forward Jack Brown knew what he had to do. Mike Kempski had driven into the lane, attracting three Green Knights defenders, when he kicked the ball out to Brown beyond the three-point line.

Brown calmly squared up and released the ball, which swished through the net a second later, and the Sals had a 39-37 lead with 33.2 seconds to go. The Sals played the necessary defense on Mount’s final two possessions, and they escaped with an upset road win over the state’s top-ranked team on Feb. 4 in front of a raucous, sold-out crowd. Read more »

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Sals close regular season with 49-45 win at Concord

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BRANDYWINE HUNDRED – It may have been Senior Night at Concord, but a trio of Salesianum freshmen stole the spotlight in a 49-45 win over the Raiders on Tuesday. The win pushed Salesianum’s final regular-season record to 11-9 as the team prepares for the state tournament.

The Sals gained control of the game in the first half, then withstood a valiant comeback effort by the Raiders. After a cold start for both teams, Sallies freshman center Tariq Ingraham asserted himself inside. He scored the game’s first basket more than two and a half minutes into the first quarter on a follow shot. Ingraham grabbed another rebound on the Sals’ next possession and hit the putback. Read more »

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