Martin Luther Basketball Roundup
Jan 13, 2012 | 1895 views | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The wins keep coming for the junior varsity girls basketball team at Martin Luther School. With a 48-15 win over Greater New York Academy, the team has now won eight straight.

Freshman point guard Leslly Marmolejo continues to shine in her role as point guard, scoring 21 points, stealing 10, and adding five assists. Forward Toya Brown had a career high 17 rebounds and 6 points in the victory over GNYA.

The score was 15-0 by the end of the first quarter as the Lady Cougars dominated the game with their defense, stealing the ball 24 times.



Despite a triple-double from J.P. Arias, the Martin Luther School Cougars lost 72-66 to higher ranked Bay Ridge in a PSAA game.

The Cougars continue to improve, and led 34-29 at half time, but could not hold onto the lead as Bay Ridge went on a 12-0 run in the third quarter. However, MLS came back, playing man-to-man defense and at cutting the lead to five points by the end of the third quarter. The Cougars took a 63-61 lead in the fourth quarter with a little over four minutes, but turned the ball over four times in a row at the end of the game.

Senior forward Arias had a triple-double with 31 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds. Akram Bahabishi added 14 points and five rebounds.
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