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Raiders Pull Out Victory

The final game of the day was what everyone had been waiting for since the start of the day. The gym was rocking with everyone on their feet throughout the entire first half. They were all anticipating every move of #12 Zion Williamson. Players from Keenan had a different idea by suffocating the superstar with […]

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Lakers Headed To Finals

The first National Bracket semi-final game matched the #1 team in the nation, La Lumiere, versus another top 10 team in the nation, Hamilton Heights. Both teams exchanged early blows as Jordan Poole came off the bench to ignite his team with a three point shot to give La Lumiere a 14-9 lead early. From […]

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Wildcats Tame Bengals

The first half was a fast pace with both teams using their aggressive pressure defense that created a lot of offense for both teams. EJ Montgomery got the Wildcats going quick with some nifty moves in transition and Darius Perry would move the ball up quickly creating transition baskets for his teammates. On the other […]

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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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