Liberty Heights (NC) saved its best performance for the last game of a whirlwind week by dominating Denver Prep (CO) 90-70 to claim third place of the National Bracket.
Takai Simpkins connected on six three-pointers and scored 35 points and added five rebounds, three assists and three steals for Liberty Heights (18-2). Chas Stinson added 11 points and Tajuan Simpkins came just short of a double-double with nine points and nine rebounds. Tajuan Simpkins also added six assists and five steals.
Liberty Heights never trailed. They led 27-15 after one quarter ad 42-22 at the half. the second half was played evenly.
After playing four games over the course of the previous two days, two each in Lexington and Winston-Salem, Liberty Heights only played a single
Baye Fall, the No. 2 ranked junior in the country, scored 29 points with 11 rebounds and five blocks. Juanse Gorosito added 17 points and eight rebounds. Assane Diop chipped in with 13 points and nine rebounds.