by RikkiLynn Shields
Scoring a game-high of 27 points, junior Zavier Turner’s work wasn’t enough for the Jasper Men’s Basketball team to beat Monmouth. Monmouth defeated Manhattan 62-58. The men’s basketball team will play again on Thursday against Siena in Albany, and again on Sunday against Quinnipiac at Draddy Gymnasium at 6 p.m.
The men’s and women’s track and field team participated in the 110th Millrose Games Race at the Armory in New York, NY this past weekend. Our women’s 4x400m relay with Mikesha Kelly, Kathy Cadet, Niasia Boone and Jasmine Davis placed fourth overall with a time of 3:53.56. The men’s 4x400m relay took fifth with a time of 3:25.44, thanks to Anthony Hall, J.P. Merkler, Stefan Hoeller, and Akash Patel.
For the distance medley relay, the sprinters and distance runners teamed up to run a time of 10:10.72. Liam O’Brien, Wilmer Novel, Adam Alshoubeki and John Dove posted this time, which gave them a spot in fifth place. The men’s and women’s team will participate in the MAAC Championships this weekend at the Armory in Washington Heights at 5:00 PM.
The Men’s Lacrosse Team defeated Wagner College this past weekend scoring a game winning goal, 23 seconds into triple overtime. Sophomore Parker Giarratana notched the game winning point, ending the match with a score of 14-13. The Jaspers play again this weekend, here in Riverdale at 11:00 AM against Robert Morris University.