Contending for the Division 1/South title on Saturday afternoon, March 10,at UMass Boston, the MP Cardinals fell short, losing to Brockton 57-48. As a result, Brockton will be at the TD Banknorth Garden on Monday, March 12 to take on Charlestwon (winner of the Div. 1/north title).
Both teams played with intensity but Madison Park could never catch up with the Brockton men who were very effective at preventing the Cardinals from scoring. At half time, Brockton led 33-22. Only two days ago, the team was celebrating a 49-44 win over Franklin on the same floor at UMass/Boston. Despite the loss, Madison Park had a great season, beating three teams to reach the game on Saturday and end at 21-3.