Eagles rout tournament host in upstate New York

The McDonogh boys basketball settled in for a three-day stay at the Josh Palmer Elmira (NY) Classic, Saturday, with a 53-35 rout of host Elmira.

The Eagles (7-8) started fast, building a seven point lead after one quarter and a 31-18 advantage at the half.

Jared Billups led the Eagles with a double-double, scoring 18 points and grabbing 10 rebounds in the victory. Everett Cooper added 12 points and Carlton Carrinton scored 10.

Pictured above: Jared Billups had a double-double to get McDonogh off to a strong start in Elmira, New York.