Clinton & Garner Combine for 43 Points & Nine 3-Pointers in Damien’s 78-44 Victory Over Arlington in Rumble for Rosecrans Tourney

Nov 15 2023 11:21:58

Boys Basketball:

Damien got out early and cruised to a 78-44 victory over Arlington in Tuesday’s Rumble for Rosecrans tournament game.

The Spartans led 42-18 at the break, and never got challenged.

Xavier Clinton hit four 3-pointers, and he finished with 22 points.

Fifteen of Eli Garner’s 21 points came from behind the 3-point line.

Lincoln Liggins led Arlington and all scorers with 24 points, including a pair of 3’s.

Lucas Arrieta contributed 11 points, and Elijah Smith had eight.

Up next: The Spartans face Villa Park tonight (Wednesday) at 8.

The Spartans (2-0) have victories over Wilson and Glendora.

Box Score:
A: 9-9-12-14-(44)
D: 23-19-16-17-(78)

Damien scoring: Xavier Clinton 22, Eli Garner 21, Lucas Arrieta 11, Elijah Smith 8, Youssef Farag 4, Nate Garcia 4, JC Corneille 2, Jacob Allen 2, Jayden Avina 1.

Records: Damien (2-0); Arlington (1-1)