East Lansing Takes Out Lansing Catholic 56-35
The East Lansing Trojans made it 10 victories in their last 11 contests with a 56-35 win over Lansing Catholic on Tuesday night at East Lansing High School.
The Trojans used 8-11 3 point shooting to take a 32-17 lead at the half. And they rode the Myles brothers to the win. Mikhail Myles led East Lansing with 24 points and 6 rebounds while younger brother Westin had 14 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists.
Lansing Catholic was led by senior guard Matthew Fata, who had 13 points and 3 assists. The Cougars whittled down a 19 point deficit to nine in the fourth quarter. But a technical foul on junior forward Tony Poljan turned control of the game back to East Lansing.
East Lansing's defense forced the Cougars into 9-37 field goal shooting for the game. And they allowed only three baskets in the second half.
East Lansing moves to 12-7 on the season, Lansing Catholic falls to 11-8. Both teams have one game remaining before districts. E.L. plays at Waverly while Lansing Catholic hosts Holt. Both games are set for Thursday night.