Dec 16, 2012 12:01 AM by Bill Halter

Knights Lose in Championship Game

The incredible run by the St. Joseph boys basketball team at the tournament it is hosting came to an end in the championship game. The Knights lost 57-30 to Westchester from Los Angeles in the final game of the four day National Prep Classic. St. Joseph beat Westchester 67-62 in overtime on Wednesday. The first meeting was part of the Prep Classic but not part of the tournament that started on Thursday at Allan Hancock College.

Westchester jumped out to a 19-7 lead after the first quarter and were ahead 32-9 at the half. St. Joseph drops to 3-1 while Westchester improves to 8-4.

The Knight improbable run to the championship game started with a 50-30 win against Palmdale on Thursday. St. Joseph then beat defending Division-3 San Diego Section champion Cathedral Catholic in the semifinals on Friday, 58-54.



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