ATLANTIC CITY — St. Augustine Prep senior center Justyn Mutts calls teammate Austin Kennedy the best point guard in the Cape-Atlantic League. The number of people who might doubt that statement dwindled even further after Kennedy's performance against rival Atlantic City at the Battle by the Bay on Friday night.
ABSECON — Sometimes you just have to grind your way through an early January basketball game.
Visiting St. Augustine Prep, coming off a snowy weekend, was anything but sharp, but the Hermits did enough to get some separation early from rival Holy Spirit before cruising to a 45-22 victory to remain undefeated at 6-0.
Sa'eed Nelson led St. Augustine with 27 points and 10 assists as the Hermits cruised to a 71-60 win in the Cape Atlantic League championship game on Saturday at Richard Stockton University.
It was the Hermits first CAL title since 2011. Holy Spirit last won the title in 2009...
St. Augustine Prep used a 12-2 run, including a 7-0 run with stars Sa'eed Nelson and Justyn Mutts on the bench and pulled away from Atlantic City 66-60 on Friday night at the Battle by the Bay.
The Hermits were led by sophomore Austin Kennedy who scored 11 of his 20 points in the third quarter to help St...