Home > Uncategorized > Day 1 Games: Challenge Day

Day 1 Games: Challenge Day

Here we go with Day 1 at the 2011 MPCC!

Game 1: Dillard (FL) 47 vs. JW North 33

Staphon Blair, committed to the University of Central Florida, led the way for Dillard with 16 points as the Panthers sprinted out to 24-9 halftime lead. Riverside-area school JW North kept pace in the 2nd half as DeShawn Taylor had 11 points, but they were never able to pull within reach. Senior forward Terrance Smith added 10 points for Dillard. JW North plays Brentwood at 12 pm tomorrow in the Elite Divsion bracket while Dillard plays Seattle Prep (WA) at 3 pm in the National Division bracket.

Game 2: La Costa Canyon 68 vs. Campbell Hall 51

SDSU-bound two guard Matt Shrigley (#40, pictured below) totaled 27 points for the Mavericks who ran away with a huge 2nd-quarter outscoring Campbell Hall by a score of 20-6. High-scoring freshman Aaron Holiday (younger brother of Justin and Jrue) and Nevada commit Cole Huff combined for 42 of the Vikings’ 51 points in the loss. Campbell Hall will play tomorrow at 6 pm against Santa Clara in the Elite Division bracket while La Costa Canyon will play vs local school Righetti High at 9:30 pm in the National Division bracket.

Photo Courtesy of Sukoski Photography. All tournament photos are available for purchase in the Main Lobby.

Game 3: Taft 57 vs. Cypress Bay 47

Taft forward Brandon Perry (#42, pictured below), committed to CSUN, led all scorers with 25 points as the defending National Division Champions held off a feisty Cypress Bay squad. The Toreadors jumped out a quick 1st quarter lead but the Lightning refused to give in. Senior guard Matt Edenburg had 9 of his 14 total points in the 2nd quarter as Cypress Bay pulled it the game to a 26-24 halftime deficit. Junior forward Ben Antoine had 15 of his 17 points in the 2nd half as the Lightning continued to trade buckets with Taft. However, the Toreadors’ team speed and defense helped them pull away in the end. The point guard battle was fun to watch as Taft’s Steve Jones and Cypress Bay’s Shea Jones went at it all game long.

Photo Courtesy of Sukoski Photography. All tournament photos are available for purchase in the Main Lobby.

Game 4: San Luis Obispo 58 vs. Washington Prep 52

After SLO High got out to an early 10-0 lead, Washington Prep picked up the pace considerably and pulled ahead as 11 different players scored for the Generals who had a 34-30 halftime advantage. The Tigers shot their way back into the game as Blake Shapazian had 13 points. Guard Matt Moore (#21, pictured below) put up 17 points including a fast break layup at the end and two free throws that iced it. Jihad Parker put up 14 points for Washington Prep in the loss. Washington Prep will play tomorrow at 1:30 pm vs. Desert Vista (AZ) in the National Division bracket while SLO High plays at 10:30 am vs. Cypress Bay (FL) in the Elite Division bracket.

Photo Courtesy of Sukoski Photography. All tournament photos are available for purchase in the Main Lobby.

Game 5: Righetti 59 vs. Miramonte 50

Hunter Walker (#23, pictured below) led four Righetti scorers in double figures with 16 points as the Warriors held off the Matadors. Junior forward Kiran Shastri had 20 points in defeat for Miramonte. Righetti will play tomorrow at 9:30 pm vs. La Costa Canyon in the National Division bracket while Miramonte will play host Mission Prep at 7:45 pm in Elite Division bracket.

Photo Courtesy of Sukoski Photography. All tournament photos are available for purchase in the Main Lobby.

Game 6: Brentwood 55 vs. CVC 41

Sophomore guard Tra Holder (#0, pictured below) put on a show for Brentwood. He totaled 22 points while junior forward Leland King added 20 of his own. Stanford-bound forward Grant VerHoeven was held 9 points in a losing effort for CVC. Brentwood plays tomorrow at 12 pm vs. JW North in the Elite Division bracket.

Photo Courtesy of Sukoski Photography. All tournament photos are available for purchase in the Main Lobby.

Game 7: San Joaquin Memorial 49 vs. Mission Prep 38

SJM pulled away late after being down at halftime behind a powerful second half from KSU-bound 7′ center Robert Upshaw (#30, pictured below). Connor Woolpert tallied 13 points for the host Royals in the loss. Upshaw and Royshown Snowden had 15 and 14 points respectively for the Panthers who outmuscled Mission Prep in the 4th quarter.

Photo Courtesy of Sukoski Photography. All tournament photos are available for purchase in the Main Lobby.

Mission Prep’s Zach Allmon took home the dunking crown, but professional dunker Myree Bowden stole the show. Check out Ballislife’s YouTube channel for highlights.

See you all tomorrow.

Advertisements
Categories: Uncategorized
  1. No comments yet.
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: