City of Washington Invitational Notes
The Proviso East Pirates staved off a brilliant attack by the North Chicago Warhawks to win the CoW championship, 80-77. The Pirates’ Jevon Carter was named the CoW’s Most Valuable Player while North Chicago’s JayQuan Mc Cloud was named the event’s Most Outstanding Player. 7’0” Sr. Myles Turner of Trinity-TX tied the tournament record for most blocked shots (26), while Carter broke two tournament records- Most steals in a tournament (21) and Most career steals (31).
Team Works National Classic Notes
The Sunrise Christian Academy Buffaloes of Bel Aire, KS captured the Team Works title with dominant wins over La Lumiere, St. Louis CBC and St. Louis Christian Academy. 5’10” Sr. Lourawls Nairn was the Team Works MVP and MOP with averages of 20 points and 6 assists per game. CBC’s Jordan Barnett, Sunrise’s Nathan Bain and La Lumiere’s Jalen Coleman also starred in this year’s Team Works National Classic.
Uftring Auto Group Invitational Notes
The Capital Christian Cougars of Sacramento- CA were provided tough tests, but the Cougars prevailed with 3-straight victories to win the Uftring Invite title. 6’9” Sr. D.J. Wilson soared to great heights for the Cougars and was awarded the event’s MVP award for his averages of 10 points, 14 rebounds and 5 blocks per game. 5’11” Jr. Zach Glotta was the Uftring Invite’s leading scorer and was named Most Outstanding Player for the event.
Children's Hospital of Illinois Shootout Series Notes
Brookfield Central- WI was the overwhelming stars of the ToC shootout series. Riley LaChance and Elijah Goodman were the top dynamic duo of the Series, as they led their Lancers to two dominating victories. 6’8” Sr. Ethan Happ (30 points- 15 rebounds) was outstanding in Rockridge’s win over Marquette Catholic. Peoria Manual’s Javon Lee and 6’4” Sr. Reilly Owens of IVC were also named Players of the Game for their efforts in this year’s Children’s Hospital of Illinois Shootout Series.