Posted On: 11/29/19 11:22 PM

Cathedral Catholic found itself in a battle against an undersized and depth-lacking Francis Parker team, which wouldn't go away. The Lancers briefly took one- and two-point leads in the third quarter, and cut the lead to 1 with less than a minute to go after Kimo Ferrari hit three free throws after being fouled on a three-point attempt. But Obinna Anyanwu and Beon Riley hit 3/4 free throws down the stretch to secure the victory.

What did we learn from this matchup? Here are some takeaways.  

Cathedral does just enough to win

Call it a "trap game" or a "potential letdown," but after Cathedral Catholic's solid performance in a loss to Sierra Canyon, it found itself in a dogfight with the undersized Lancers. Every time the Dons appeared to pull away, Francis Parker answered with key baskets. But the Dons were able to hit free throws down the stretch to secure the win. Highly ranked teams will have these games throughout the year, and a win is a win. 

Parker is small, but dynamic

In a way, we learned much more about Francis Parker in the loss than we did about Cathedral in the win. Parker lost all of its

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