Basketball - Boys' Junior Varsity
The 2019-20 season was marked by a bevy of spectacularly-tense games. Six of the fourteen contests were absolute nail-biters, including a come-from-behind 58-53 win at home over Wilbraham-Monson Academy and another come-from-behind road win over MacDuffie.
Lucas Yash '20 emerged as the scoring star of the squad, scoring more than 275 points in 14 games. He was usually joined in the starting lineup by Danny Moors '20, Connor Murray '20, Ryan Martin '20, and Elan Johnson '23. Ethan Gosper '20 finished most tight games because of his defensive prowess and intensity.
Patrick Sabourin '20 and Aidan Cook '20 hit some timely shots in big moments for the Golden Knights, who finished 9-5.
Three of the five losses were in epically-played games. In two of these thrillers, Marianapolis had a final shot to win in regulation before losing heartbreakers in overtime. In the third, the Golden Knights rallied from 16 down in the final ten minutes but fell just short 49-46 at Worcester Academy.
This group of seniors, many of whom were on the team for multiple years, finished with a 20-8 record (.714) in the last two seasons and never once quit at any time in any game over that span.