Liberty Heights did not let travel affect its performance. They played in Winston-Salem, NC early in on Tuesday then got on a bus and traveled to River Bluff for an evening contest against Huntington Prep (WV).
Liberty Heights (17-1) won both, including a decisive 80-62 victory over Huntington Prep in the National Bracket of the Chick-fil-A Classic.
Brothers Tajuan Simpkins and Takai Simpkins led the way. They combined to score 43 points with Tajuan Simpkins collecting 25 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Takai Simpkins added 18 points and two rebounds. Chas Stinson chipped in with 16 points and seven rebounds.
Liberty Heights led 20-11 after one quarter and 45-30 at the half. The lead was never less than 10 points in the second half.
Seth Hubbard was a one-person wrecking crew for Huntington Prep (5-4). He scored 36 points, which ranks in the top 10 of the history of the Chick-fil-A Classic. Hubbard was 14-of-21 from the field that included 6-of-10 from three. He also added five assists. Ronald Jessamy contributed 16 points and eight rebounds.