Gaels pull inside job on 'Dogs
By CURT HORNBECKER / Staff Correspondent
Or at least that they would have tried more often.
Fifth-ranked Goretti was consistently successful at dumping the ball into the paint to Rodney Gibson, Matt Spierenburg and Matt Tanner - especially in the second and third periods - which resulted in them hitting 16 of 18 shots from the floor in that 16-minute span, and claiming a 60-50 victory.
The No. 7 Bulldogs, meanwhile, seemed content to launch bombs from beyond the arc.
"We started out the ball game with about four different players shooting 3s," said Rogers, "and I think we missed them all. We just have to be patient enough to run our offense, and keep the defensive tempo."
Despite the lofty shooting percentage, Goretti (9-3) still had to stave off a late Bulldogs (2-5) rally to escape with the win, turning the ball over 17 times in the final three quarters while starting point guard Derrick Davis was out with the flu.