St. Ray’s Competes in Tourney
By Gary Quintal
BRONX, NEW YORK, JANUARY 19- Fans of high school basketball were treated to the 12th annual Big Apple Invitational at Baruch College this Martin Luther King weekend.
Among the 17 participants were two Bronx Catholic high schools: Cardinal Hayes and Saint Raymond. Ohter schools featured came from as far as Washington D.C., Massachusetts, and Virgina. The tournament is a showcase of elite high schools from the region. Many of the players have already committed to college basketball programs.
On the opening day Saint Raymond won a thrilling overtime contest 82-73 after Saint John's College High School sent the game into overtime, scoring a three pointer with 19.9 seconds to play.