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Before Jermaine Lawrence became a national prospect, when Cardozo’s junior varsity was making it to the city championship game two years ago, Kyle Credle was thought of just as highly. As a freshman, he averaged over 20 points per game, before limited playing time and a serious Achilles injury set him back last year.
Of that dynamic duo, he remained at Cardozo while Lawrence recently transferred to Pope John XXIII in Sparta, N.J., and on Saturday the 5-foot-10 guard showed some of the promise Credle displayed as an underclassman.
Credle scored seven of his 10 points in the final 2:07 of regulation, lifting No. 2 Cardozo to its third straight Queens basketball crown 69-58 over dogged Long Island City, the fifth seed and