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DeLaSalle pulls away from Edison in the second half at Horatio Williams Foundation Freedom Classic

By: Matthew B. Mowery, January 20, 2019, 5:00 pm

WARREN — A Michael Sherman swipe turned into an intentional foul in the open court, and Warren De La Salle used that momentum swing to take the lead for good in a nip-and-tuck game against Detroit Edison at the Horatio Williams Foundation Freedom Classic.

De La Salle used the intentional foul to score the final five points of the third quarter, outscoring Edison 22-14 in the frame, taking a 50-48 lead into the fourth.

The Pilots (6-5, 1-3 CHSL Central) outscored Edison (7-4) the rest of the way for a comfortable 64-55 win.

Sherman had eight of his 22 points in the third quarter bulge, while Josef Gjonaj, Matt Osterhout  and Tyrelle Stephens all had 11.

Edison led 19-12 after one quarter, and 34-28 at the half.

Brian Taylor had 18 points for the Pioneers, while David Hughes and Kyle Milliner both added 10, and Vincent Cooley had seven.