The Chick-fil-A Classic is excited to announced its Brackets 1st Round pairings and game times. All games will be played at River Bluff High School in Lexington. To view complete brackets and game schedule, click on the “Schedule” tab and select the Bracket from the drop down menu. Click on “All games” to view the complete schedule for all games.
Our tournament field is loaded once again! This year’s field features 6 teams ranked in ESPN’s High School Basketball Top 25 Week 1 Rankings (Prolific Prep – CA #4, John Marshall-VA #13, Combine Academy-NC #17, Grayson -GA #19 and DME Academy – FL #24). Our SC teams are some of the best in our state rankings (Ridge View Class 4A #1, Lancaster Class 4A #5, Gray Collegiate Class 2A #1 and W.J. Keenan Class 2A #3).
Within these outstanding teams there are many highly ranked national prospects including 4 potential McDonalds All Americans from the Class of 2024 (Derrion Reid #9, Aiden Sherrell #21, Zoom Diallo #25 and Jason Asemota #29 – as ranked by ESPN). Rakease Passmore, Ryan Jones Jr, Mikey Lewis, Elijah Duval, Emmanuel Stephen and Gicarri Harris round out the other highly ranked prospects within the Top 100 of the Class of 2024. If that is not enough, how about the Classes of 2025 and 2026. The Class of 2025 features the #1 prospect in the nation (AJ Dybantsa) and the #1 propect in the Class of 2026 (Tryan Stokes). And don’t forget that our Girls Basketball Showcase game (Dec. 27 @ 7pm) features two defending state champions that boast the #1 (Sarah Strong – Grace Christian, NC) and #2 (Joyce Edwards – Camden, SC) ranked players in the Class of 2024. There is still more top underclassmen that we will feature in our Players to Watch coming soon. Stay tuned!
AMERICAN DIVISION BRACKET presented by Experience Columbia Sports
Wednesday December 27:
5:20 pm W.J.Keenan (SC) vs St. John’s College Prep (DC)
8:40 pm Ridge View (SC) vs River Bluff (SC)
Thursday December 28:
11:10 am Grayson (GA) vs Imani Christian (PA)
7:30 pm John Marshall (VA) vs Lancaster (SC)
NATIONAL DIVISION BRACKET presented by the SEFA Group
Wednesday December 28:
12:50 pm Rock School (FL) vs Dream City Christian (AZ)
2:30 pm DME Academy (FL) vs Hillcrest Prep (AZ)
4:10 pm Dynamic Prep (TX) vsCombine Academy (NC)
5:50 pm Prolific Prep (CA) vs Gray Collegiate (SC)
Our 3-Point and Slam Dunk Contest will occur on the evening of December 28th after the 7:30 pm game at approximately 9:00 pm.