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Basketball - JV

Roster

# Name Position Height Class Hometown
42 Matthew Bowes F 2021 Philadelphia, PA
24 Samuel Brown V G 2022 Philadelphia, PA
30 Brian Cawley F 6'4" 2020 Holland, PA
20 Jackson Conroy G 2021 Meadowbrook, PA
33 Michael DiPietro F 2020 Huntingdon Valley, PA
13 Connor Donohue G 2021 Chalfont, PA
3 Shane Holland G 5'11" 2020 Oreland, PA
14 Charles Ireland G 2021 Glenside, PA
23 Ryan Landry G 2021 Jamison, PA
25 Sean Mizzoni G 2021 Jenkintown, PA
53 Michael Moore C 2021 Conshohocken, PA
5 Liam O'Donnell G 2020 Southampton, PA
15 John O'Malley G/F 2020 Holland, PA
40 Matthew Spinelli F 2020 Newtown, PA
44 Isaiah Turner F 2021 Philadelphia, PA

Schedule

Athletics Event

vs.
Springside Chestnut Hill
Home
La Salle College High School
Win 51-30

The JV Explorers opened the season with a 51-30 victory over visiting SCH. After a slow start, the Explorers turned up the intensity in the 2nd half, sparked by a 15-5 run in the third quarter. Sam Brown paced the offense with 11 points and 5 rebounds, Brian Cawley netted 9 points and snagged 5 rebounds, while Shane Holland chipped in 9 points and played tremendous defense. Connor Donohue had a nice game off the bench with 7 points, and Liam O'Donnell chipped in 6.

vs.
Holy Ghost Preparatory School
Home
La Salle College High School
Win 60-37

After trailing 24-22 at half, the Explorers erupted for a 22-8 third quarter and never looked back, as they held off visiting Holy Ghost Prep by a score of 60-37. Sam Brown and Shane Holland lead the offense scoring 13 and 12 points respectively, while Liam O'Donnell (9 points) and Mike Dipietro (8 points) each canned two threes. Sean Mizzoni had a nice game off the bench with 6 points and great defensive energy.

Executive Education Charter School
Home
La Salle College High School
Win 67-44

The Explorers put another good game together, beating the visiting Raptors of Executive Education Charter by a score of 67-44. Sam Brown netted a season high 22 points, while Liam O'Donnell (10 pts) and Shane Holland (8 pts) had nice games overall. Brian Cawley contributed 7 points, and Matt Spinelli had a nice game off the bench with 4 points and 4 boards.

vs.
Constitution High School
Away
Ben Franklin High School
Win 57-45

After a back and forth first quarter, the Explorers were able to pull away from host Constitution and win by a score of 57-45. Sam Brown paced the offense with 18 points and 5 rebounds, while Liam O'Donnell contributed 12 points, and Shane Holland chipped in 11 points. Mike DiPietro had a nice game with 8 points and 6 rebounds, while Brian Cawley snagged 7 rebounds.

vs.
Cardinal O'Hara High School
Away
Cardinal O'Hara High School
Win 62-37

The Explorers jumped out to a 14-2 lead and never looked back, as they earned their first PCL victory over the host Lions by a score of 62-37. The Explorers dominated the glass (28 rebounds) and shared the ball on offense leading to an impressive victory. Sam Brown lead the offense with 15 points and 6 rebounds, while Liam O'Donnell contributed 7 points. Charles Ireland and Matt Spinelli each had nice games off the bench, chipping in 7 points each, while Connor Donohue netted two threes en route to 6 points. Mike DiPietro and Brian Cawley each had 6 rebounds and Shane Holland dished out 6 assists.

vs.
Archbishop Ryan High School
Home
La Salle College High School
Win 49-41 OT

The Explorers were able to capture a hard-fought overtime victory over visiting Archbishop Ryan by a score of 49-41. Shane Holland lead the offense with 14 points and 4 assists, while Sam Brown (11 points, 5 rebounds), and Liam O'Donnell (9 points, 5 rebounds) had nice overall games. Connor Donohue contributed 5 points and steady play off the bench.

vs.
West Catholic Preparatory High School
Away
West Catholic Preparatory High School
Win 66-40

The Explorers were able to lead wire to wire in this one, and held off West Catholic by a score of 66-40. 11 different Explorers tallied points in this one, lead by Sam Brown (15 points), Matt Spinelli (10 points, 5 rebounds), and Shane Holland (9 points). Sean Mizzoni (8 points) and Jack O'Malley (4 points) had nice games off the bench. The Explorers head into Christmas break with a record of 8-0 and a PCL record of 3-0.

vs.
Central High School
Home
La Salle College High School
Win 62-13

The Explorers lead this won wire to wire against Central, winning by a score of 62-13. All 15 Explorers scored in this one, lead by Sean Mizzoni who cashed in 4 threes en route to 16 points. Liam O'Donnell had 8 points while Sam Brown and Mike DiPietro had 6 apiece. Brian Cawley and Matt Spinelli had 4 points and 4 rebounds each.

vs.
Bishop McDevitt High School
Home
La Salle College High School
Win 53-41

After trailing early by a score of 10-2, the Explorers rallied and held of the Lancers by a score of 53-41. Mike DiPietro (13 points, 6 rebounds) and Sam Brown (11 points, 5 boards) lead the offensive charge, while Connor Donohue had a nice game off the bench with 10 points and 3 assists. Shane Holland had a nice all around game with 8 points, 3 assists, and 3 steals.

vs.
Conwell-Egan Catholic High School
Away
Conwell-Egan Catholic High School
Win 81-33

The Explorers were able to lead this one wire to wire, defeating host Conwell- Egan by a score of 81-33. 13 different Explorers scored in this one, lead by Liam O'Donnell cashed in 6 threes en route to 21 points, while Connor Donohue and Charles Ireland each had 10 points off the bench. Biran Cawley had 7 points and 5 rebounds, while Mike DiPietro had 6 points. Mike Moore provided great energy off the bench with 4 points and 4 boards.

vs.
Lansdale Catholic High School
Home
La Salle College High School
Win 56-32

The Explorers were able to overcome a slow start and beat visiting LC by a score of 56-32. 12 different Explorers scored in this one lead by Brian Cawley (8 points, 4 boards), Sam Brown (8 points, 3 boards) and Shane Holland (7 points, 3 assists). Connor Donohue, Charles Ireland, Jack O'Malley, and Ryan Landry contributed 4 points apiece.

vs.
Father Judge High School
Home
La Salle College High School
Win 52-39

The Explorers were able to build a 22 point lead and held on to defeat visiting Father Judge by a score of 52-39. Sam Brown lead the offense with 12 points, while Mike DiPietro added 8 . Matt Spinelli had a nice game off the bench with 10 points and 4 rebounds.

vs.
Neumann-Goretti High School
Away
Neumann-Goretti High School
Loss 57-59 (OT)
After building a 9 point lead after the 3 quarters, the Explorers were unable to hold on and fell in overtime at Neumann-Goretti by a score of 59-57. Timely turnovers and a 14-26 effort from the line plagued the Explorers down the stretch. Sam Brown lead the offense with 17 points and 9 rebounds while Liam O'Donnell chipped in 12 points. Shane Holland chipped in 7 points, and Mike DiPietro had 6 points and 7 rebounds.
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vs.
Devon Preparatory School
Away
Devon Preparatory School
Loss 46-50

The Explorers suffered a second consecutive loss, losing to host Devon Prep by a score of 50-46. A 12-4 slow start plagued the Explorers in this one. Matt Spinelli lead the offense with 13 points and 5 rebounds, while Jack O'Malley contributed 9 points and 4 rebounds. Matt Bowes and Jackson Conroy each had nice games off the bench with 6 points each.

vs.
Bonner-Prendergast Catholic High School
Home
La Salle College High School
Win 51-50

The Explorers were able to rally from a 7 point deficit late in the game and held off Bonner Prendie by a score of 51-50. After trailing by 7 with 2:00 to go, the Explorers were able to force some timely turnovers and made some key plays down the stretch en route to an 11-3 run to end the game. Shane Holland had 17 points, Liam O'Donnell chipped in 13 points, and Sam Brown had 8 points.

vs.
Archbishop Carroll High School
Away
Archbishop Carroll High School
Loss 42-50

After rallying to tie the game in third quarter, the Explorers only managed to score 7 points in the 4th quarter and fell to host Archbishop Carroll by a score of 50-42. Liam O'Donnell lead the offense with 22 points, while Sam Brown chipped in 9. Matt Spinelli and Brian Cawley grabbed 4 boards apiece, and Shane Holland dished out 4 assists.

vs.
Roman Catholic High School
Home
La Salle College High School
Win 46-44

After missing some free throws late, the Explorers were able to hang on to hold off Roman Catholic by a score of 46-44. Liam O'donnell lead the offense with 13 points, while Shane Holland had 11 points, and Sam Brown had 10 points and 4 assists. Biran Cawley had 5 rebounds and Matt Spinelli had 3 steals.

vs.
Berks Catholic High School
Home
La Salle College High School
Win 59-51

The Explorers used a 24-6 run, to close the first half and never looked back, holding off visiting Berks Catholic by a score of 59-51. 11 different Explorers tallied points in this one, lead by Shane Holland and Liam O'Donnell who had 9 points apiece. Sam Brown and Charles Ireland each had 8 points, Sean Mizzoni and Jack O'Malley each had 6 points, and Isaiah Turner had a nice game off the bench with 4 points and 3 rebounds.

vs.
Archbishop Wood High School
Home
La Salle College High School
Win 61-55 (OT)

The Explorers were able to erase a 7 point deficit late, and held off Archbishop Wood in overtime by a score of 61-55. 10 different Explorers tallied points in this one, lead by Liam O'Donnell with 16 points. Jack O'Malley and Shane Holland both contributed 8 points, while Charles Ireland tallied all 7 of his points in the 4th quarter/overtime. Mike Moore and Matt Spinelli provided great energy off the bench.

vs.
St. Joseph's Preparatory School
Away
Loss 50-59

The Explorers could never get over the hump in this one, falling to host Saint Joe Prep by a score of 59-50. Sam Brown and Liam O'Donnell each contributed 10 points, Matt Spinelli added 8 points, and Shane Holland had 6 points. The JV Explorers finish with an overall record of 17-4.

Coaches

Coaches

  • Head Coach JV Basketball
    Years Coaching- 7 years overall/ 7 years at La Salle / 3 years as Head Freshmen Coach/ 3 yeas as Head JV Coach


    Family- Resides in Flourtown, PA

    Favorite La Salle Basketball Memory- Being a part of the 2012-2013 undefeated freshmen team

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