In a true shocker, Iona Prep lost at home today to Fordham Prep, 54-37. The Gaels trailed 38-20 at halftime and it did not get much better in the second half.
This is Iona Prep’s second straight loss and comes on the heels of its overtime loss to Cardinal Hayes on Friday night. The Hayes game had at least one repercussion on today’s result; junior star Ty Jerome did not play after he was hit in the eye late in Friday’s game.
Iona Prep also played most of today’s game without senior stars Matt Ryan and Tom Capuano. Both exited the game for good with over six minutes remaining in the second quarter and Fordham Prep leading 18-14. Fordham outscored Iona 20-6 going into halftime and then maintained its lead in the second half. Neither player returned for the remainder of the game.
Iona Prep next visits Stepinac on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. Fordham Prep also won at Stepinac last Friday night.
Fordham Prep 54, Iona Prep 37
Clark 66, MLK 60
All Hallows 63, Stepinac 60
LaSalle 66, Sacred Heart 27
Best of the rest: Freshman Jared Scheff hit a 3-pointer with 7.1 seconds remaining off an assist from brother Jason Scheff to lift Solomon Schechter to a 41-39 victory over Keio. The win allowed the Lions to clinch the final playoff berth in the Class C field.