February 2, 2008

Shannon Leads Rams over Panthers

Farmingdale State - 92, Old Westbury - 76


Farmingdale, N.Y. – Junior forward Erastus Shannon (Amityville, N.Y./Copiague) scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Farmingdale State (14-4, 11-1) in a 92-76 victory over Old Westbury (10-9, 9-3) in Skyline Conference men’s basketball action in Farmingdale, N.Y.

Junior guard Damien Santana (Brooklyn, N.Y./Grady) finished with 17 points, five assists and four steals. Senior guard Warren McAllister (Far Rockaway, N.Y./Far Rockaway) had 16 points. Senior guard Peter Lipka (Shelton, Conn./Shelton) and junior guard Joe Cammarata (Levittown, N.Y./MacArthur) both had nine points.

Junior forward Garthlette James (White Plains, N.Y.) registered a game-high 27 points, while freshman center Lester Prosper (Bellmore, N.Y.) posted a double-double of 16 points and 14 rebounds, along with six blocks. Freshman guard Brandon Mays (Roslyn, N.Y.) had 15 points.

The Rams now host Polytechnic University on Wednesday, February 6th at 8:00 p.m.

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