The Galileo varsity boys basketball team placed 3rd at the annual Buccaneer Invitational at Balboa High School which took place from 12/13 – 12/15. The Lions played the Burton Pumas, Lick Wilmerding Tigers, and the Wallenberg Bulldogs, finishing with a record of 2-1.
The Lions started off slow as they trailing 26-22 at the end of the 2nd quarter. Galileo then gathered themselves together and corrected their mental mistakes at halftime. They came back after the break feeling brand new as they came back and secured the game 61-56.
The Lions started off rough as they played Lick Wilmerding with the halftime score of 28-17. The Tigers seemed to be untouchable as they went on to extend the lead to 12 points. The game resulted in a Lions loss ending at 39-51.
The Lions bounced back after the loss against Lick Wilmerding playing the Wallenberg Bulldogs on Saturday. The game was back and forth all game with the Lions holding a tight lead at halftime 26-22. While the Lions could not gain anymore separation after halftime, the Bulldogs could also never take the lead as the Lions held on to win 57-52.