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John Carroll Cruises To Finals

After a slow first couple of minutes in this first American semi-final, John Carroll began to make plays to get up by as many as six points in the first half. Montez Mathis of John Carroll got things going for his team with several baskets off stick backs and drives to the basket to finish […]

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Hamilton Has Big Afternoon

In the consolation bracket of the American Division, Jairus Hamilton has his second big game pouring in 33 points and 15 rebounds to lead Cannon in a victory over Porter Gaud by  score of 83-61. Cannon will now take on the winner of Providence Day and Westlake on Friday in the auxillary gym on Friday […]

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Top Performers From Round 1

Below are some of the names of players who had big games in their first round games. Zion Williamson (Spartanburg Day)–53 points (25-28 fg) and 16 rebounds Tariq Simmons (Keenan)–19 points and 8 steals Trey Wertz (Providence Day)–32 points and 10 rebounds Devon Dotson (Providence Day)–25 points and 8 rebounds Christian Brown (AC Flora)–21 points […]

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Lafayette Comes Away With Win over Westlake

The last game of Day 2 featured the Lafayette Christian Knights who jumped off to a quick start over the Westlake Lions. The Knights were without LSU signee Galen Alexander who was injured prior to this tournament but that did not stop them as they led by as many as 13 points in the first […]

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Lakers Flex Their Muscles

The Lakers of La Lumiere quickly showed why they are the nations #1 team as they got off to a quick lead over Oldsmar Christian and never looked back. The quickness and length of the Lakers made life tough for the Eagles as they struggled at getting good looks at the basket. Jordan Poole came […]

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Blythewood Steals Win From Porter Gaud

This was another 1st round match-up of top South Carolina teams and both came to play from the opening tip. Both teams went right at each other’s press defense to create easy lay-ups and drive and kick outs for 3 point shots. Robert Braswell and Keith Matthews led the Bengals in scoring early while Aaron […]

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Hawks Pull Out a Thriller

Both teams played some stingy defense in the early going but Hamilton Heights got things going with the scrappy play from Therron Shelton-Szmidt who scored 7 points consecutively to give the Hawks a 27-22 lead at the 9 minute mark in the 1st half. Jordan Perkins would keep Greensboro Day with 13 1st half points […]

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Wheeler Runs Wild Over Cannon

Wheeler quickly jumped out to a 16-5 lead and kept the gas peddle on as they used their defense to break open the first half to a 38-19 lead at halftime. The turnovers they created helped generate numerous transition opportunities for Jordan Tucker and Brandon Younginer. The second half was more of the same as […]

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John Carroll Moves On To Semis

John Carroll got off to a hot start in the first half racing out to a 16-5 lead with 11:01 in the first half. The dynamic duo of Devin Dotson and Trey Wertz kept Providence Day in the game cutting the lead to two points with 9:05 left. After a quick timeout the Patriots went on […]

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Day 2 American Bracket Match-ups

Wednesday will be the featured day for the American Bracket first round match-ups. Providence Day (NC) and John Carroll (MD) will start the day off and will be followed by Cannon (NC) versus Wheeler (GA). Later in the afternoon, Porter Gaud (SC) will take on Blythewood (SC) and then finally the games on Wednesday will […]

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