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Tuesday, 1 January 2013
Bishop O'Connell (VA) vs. Whitney Young (IL) (Boys) Beach Ball Classic December 31, 2012
Topic: Basketball

2012BOCWY(B)

 

Bishop O’Connell (VA)  vs.  Whitney Young (IL) (Championship) (Boys)

Beach Ball Classic

Myrtle Beach Convention Center

Myrtle Beach, SC

December 31, 2012

 

Bishop O’Connell (VA) coach Joe Wooten started the following lineup: 6-7 So. Leroy Butts, 6-3 Jr. Jamall Gregory, 6-7 Sr. Junior Etou, 5-10 Jr. Kamrin Moore, and 6-2 Jr. Romelo Trimble.  Whitney Young (IL) coach Tyrone Slaughter countered with 6-9 Jr. Paul White, 6-4 Jr. L.J. Peak, 6-11 Jr. Jahlil Okafor, 5-10 Sr. Ausar Madison, and 6-2 Jr. Miles Reynolds.

Whitney Young (IL) captured the championship with a 58-37 victory over Bishop O’Connell (VA).  Whitney Young shot 51.3% from the field including five of 11 from the three point line.  The Dolphins connected on 13 of 18 free throws, pulled down 27 rebounds, and scored 14 points off 15 Bishop O’Connell turnovers.  Bishop O’Connell shot 27.7% from the field including three of 14 from beyond the arc.  The Knights connected on eight of 12 free throws, pulled down 29 rebounds, and scored 16 points off 14 Whitney Young turnovers.

Paul White led Whitney Young with 14 points and seven rebounds.  Miles Reynolds added 13 points including 10 of 12 from the free throw line.  Jahlil Okafor and L.J. Peak chipped in with 12 and 11 points respectively.  Paul White was named Tournament MVP.

Junior Etou led Bishop O’Connell with 15 points and 10 rebounds.  Romelo Trimble added nine points and Leroy Butts chipped in with eight points and eight rebounds.

 

Bishop O’Connell (VA) 13  24 – 37

Whitney Young (IL)      18  40 – 58

 

Bishop O’Connell (VA) (37) – Butts 8, Gregory 0, Etou 15, Moore 0, Trimble 9, Sun 2, Monroe 3.

 

Whitney Young (IL) (58) – White 14, Peak 11, Okafor 12, Madison 7, Reynolds 13, Herenton 1.

 

Acknowledgements:

Please visit the very comprehensive Beach Ball Classic website for schedules, rosters, and all pertinent info on this event.


Posted by REH at 10:53 PM EST
Updated: Tuesday, 1 January 2013 10:54 PM EST
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