Bishop Gorman Advances to 5th Place Game

Photo provided by Digitalmagicphoto.comBishop Gorman defeated St. Rita of Cascia 67-58 to advance to the fifth place game of the 2012 Beach Ball Classic.  The Gaels will face Rufus King (Milwaukee, WI) for fifth place.

Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, NV; 13-2) used a late 8-0 run to break a tied game and take the lead for good.  After seven ties and three lead changes, the Gaels took a 57-49 lead with their run from the 7:21 mark of the second half to the 2:15 mark.  During the stretch, five different players scored for Bishop Gorman.

The Gaels were led in scoring by Rashad Muhammad’s 25 points as he connected on 10-of-14 from the field, including 5-of-6 from behind the 3-point arc.  Noah Robotham chipped in 15 points and six assists for the Gaels.

St. Rita (Chicago, IL; 8-4) was paced by Dominique Matthews’ 22 points and six boards.

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