Francis Lewis High School Lady Patriots News
Francis Lewis was staring at elimination with just over 3 minutes left in regulation Tuesday night. The challenge was to climb back from a 10-point deficit against the defending 15-time PSAL champions Murry Bergraum.
Francis Lewis stormed back from a late 10 point deficit to shock the Lady Blazers in the PSAL semifinals, 61-57.
Francis Lewis’ main goal is to win a PSAL Class AA city championship, but it also wants to show it is one of the best girls’ basketball teams in New York City along the way. That means winning big non-league games along with its division games.
Francis Lewis is trying to solidify themselves as one of the teams to beat in the PSAL this season. A good test came on Wednesday to prove themselves on the road against Truman.
The Patriots pushed the 15-time defending PSAL champions to the break in a heartbreaking 76-74 defeat in Class AA girls’ basketball Dec. 18 in Lower Manhattan.