ROUNDUP

Monday’s Beach Ball Classic roundup

From staff reportsDecember 30, 2013 

Trailing by five with under four minutes left, Miller Grove (Ga.) went on a 12-0 run to go up seven in the final minute en route to a 50-45 victory over Hough (N.C.) that landed the Wolverines in the consolation championship of the Beach Ball Classic at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.

Keith Pickney contributed eight of the 12 points during Miller Grove’s pivotal run, and the Wolverines sank six straight free throws in the final minute to clinch the win.

Alterique Gilbert had a game-high 20 for Miller Grove.

Hough’s Luke Maye posted a double-double with 11 points and 16 rebounds.

• Miller Grove (Ga.) 50, Hough (N.C.) 45 |

•  MILLER GROVE (50) – Keith Pickney 14, Alterique Gilbert 20, Deven Dorsett 4, James Walker 10, Raylon Richardson 2.

•  HOUGH (45) – Jaqueaz Jackson 5, Theo Mack 10, Tucker Thompson 11, Connor Whipp 4, Luke Maye 11, AJ Barringer 2, Ryan Friday 2.

•  Halftime: Hough 24-23. 3-point goals: Miller Grove 3 (Pickney 2, Gilbert 1), Hough 2 (Jackson 1, Mack 1). Team fouls: Miller Grove 15, Hough 18. Fouled out: Friday (Hough). Technical fouls: None.

•  Records: Miller Grove 11-3, Hough 9-3.

• Norcross (Ga.) 49, Father Henry Carr (Canada) 40 | The Blue Devils trailed 2-0. Then they took the lead and never looked back.

The Crusaders had the first bucket of the game, but Norcross responded with seven straight and went on to a double-digit lead at halftime en route to reaching the consolation championship.

A.J. Bush had a game-high 16 off the bench for the Blue Devils.

•  FATHER HENRY CARR (40) – Brendon Chevannes 5, Ty Stewart-Nelson 14, Girece Kazumba 2, Anthony McNish 7, Marcus Bonnick 6, William Maylor 2, Grant Audu 3, Lamar Copeland 1.

•  NORCROSS (49) – William Gibbons 5, Kahleen Pinkett 4, Tim Cameron 8, Andre Chatfield 7, Chris Herndon 2, AJ Farrar 5, AJ Bush 16, Thomas Cameron 2.

•  Halftime: Norcross 35-20. 3-point goals: Father Henry Carr 3 (Stewart-Nelson 3), Norcross 3 (Chatfield 1, Farrar 1, Bush1), . Team fouls: Father Henry Carr 15, Norcross 13. Fouled out: None. Technical fouls: None.

•  Records: Father Henry Carr 22-4, Norcross 9-4.

• Bullis School (Md.) 55, Bishop O’Connell (Va.) 52 | Trailing 34-20 with 14:19 remaining, the Bulldogs went on a 21-5 run to surge to a 41-39 lead with 8:06 left.

After going back and forth in the waning minutes, Jamaal Greenwood hit a deep 3-point with 56 seconds left to give Bullis a 53-50 lead. Following a missed free throw, Aaron Briggs hit a pair of free throws to seal the deal for the Bulldogs, who advanced to the fifth-place game.

•  BULLIS SCHOOL (55) – Russell Sangster 17, Aaron Briggs 17, Jamaal Greenwood 8, Andre Walker 6, Brian Kelly 3, Jamaal Wright 4.

•  BISHOP O’CONNELL (52) – Jamaal King 19, Ako Adams 4, Romelo Trimble 17, Oumar Barry 5, Randall Gaskins 4, Dom Fragala 3.

•  Halftime: Bishop O’Connell 27-20. 3-point goals: Bullis School 9 (Sangster 2, Briggs 5, Greenwood 1, Kelly 1), Bishop O’Connell 6 (King 3, Trimble 1, Gaskins 1, Fragala 1). Team fouls: Bullis School 13, Bishop O’Connell 14. Fouled out: None. Technical fouls: None.

•  Records: Bullis School 8-2, Bishop O’Connell 6-4.

• Moeller (Ohio) 88, Franklin (Ohio) 34 | The Crusaders jumped out to a double-digit lead six minutes into the game and led by as many as 54 points in routing the Wildcats, who were without standout Luke Kennard (sore knee).

Moeller connected on 60 percent of its shots en route to advances to the fifth-place game.

•  MOELLER (88) – Tre’ Hawkins 8, Jack Anton 8, Grant Benzinger 12, Adam Gigax 13, Nate Fowler 6, Kevin Kerley 10, Chris Bucher 5, Gus Ragland 5, Austin Morrow 4, Brad Munz 10, Nate Georgeton 2, Trey Stacey 5.

•  FRANKLIN (34) – Jordan Adleta 2, Evan Crowe 17, Matt Thompson 11, Alan Watkins 4.

•  Halftime: Moeller 41-18. 3-point goals: Moeller 11 (Anton 1, Benzinger 2, Gigax 2, Kerley 1, Bucher 1, Ragland 1, Munz 2, Stacey 1), Franklin 4 (Crowe 1, Thompson 3). Team fouls: Moeller 13, Franklin 12. Fouled out: None. Technical fouls: None.

•  Records: Moeller 7-1, Franklin 7-2.

Myrtle Beach Sun News is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service