RICHARDSON DRIVES BC TO 108 ON HIGHWAYMEN

JANUARY 25 – TEANECK, NJ – The Crusaders scored the highest amount of points in the Billy Armstrong era as the coach inched closer to 200 career victories with win #197 at Teaneck HS on Tuesday.  The Crusaders delivered a 108-73 victory over the Highwaymen as they prepare for Don Bosco Prep on Thursday night.

TEAM 1 2 3 4 TOT
Bergen Catholic 25 25 29 29 108
Teaneck 23 17 13 20 73

Will Richardson’s 34 points set his new high, eclipsing a 31-point effort which helped to lead the Crusaders over St. Raymond’s on New Year’s Day in 2020, during his sophomore year.

PLAYER 2PT 3PT FT PTS
Brandon Benjamin 9 0 0 18
Elias Espinosa 3
Will Richardson 34
Jalen Robinson 0 2 0 6
Julian Brown 6 20
Elijah Flournoy 6
David Munro 3 11
Austin Spencer 1 0 0 2
Joe Scrivanich 3 0 0 6
Gianluca Phelan 2

Julian Brown’s 20 points and Brandon Benjamin’s 18 also helped to propel BC.

The 108 points scored by BC ties for 6th overall on the Crusader scoring list.  BC last scored 108 points against Robinson School in Puerto Rico during its 1984 Christmas week trip to the Caribbean.   The Top 10 all-time scores include:

  1. 1979 Nanuet HS (NY)                        H               116-65
  2. 1964 Lodi HS                                      A               113-87
  3. 1974 Paterson Catholic                      A                112-56
  4. 1989 John’s School (PR)                    A               112-46
  5. 1980 Belleville HS                              A                109-78
  6. 1984 Robinson School (PR)               A               108-42
  7. 2022 Teaneck HS                              A               108-73
  8. 1964 Lodi HS                                     H               105-55
  9. 1972 Joseph (Metuchen)                   H               105-28
  10. 1988 Anthony (Maui, HI)                    A                104-39

The Crusaders are now 9-4 overall and 3-0 in the Big North Conference, United Division with a key match-up in Ramsey on Thursday night.