THE BRONX - The John F. Kennedy boys hoops team battered longtime Bronx rival Herbert H. Lehman Tuesday to advance to 7-0.

In the third quarter, with the Kennedy Knights leading by 13, Andre Davidson chucked the ball to fellow Knight Kadeem Nicholas, who scored two of his 23 points. Nicholas also had five assists.

Lehman Lion Edwin Pascual helped his squad with a team-high 11 points.

Kennedy managed to keep Lehman in their rearview mirror, winning 86-62.