OTR Tip-Off Classic Game Recaps – November 21, 2020
LILBURN, Georgia, – On the Radar Hoops is hosting one of the top one day showcases in the Metro Atlanta area. Top teams and many of the top individual players from around the city meet up in a one day showcase hosted at Providence Christian Academy. You can watch all the games live streamed by SUV TV by clicking the link HERE. Also follow the social media feeds of @OntheRadarHoops, @SUVtv and @JHillsman for more coverage.
Fayette County 56
Both teams went into the locker room at halftime tied at 34. Pebblebrook buckled down and used a 23-7 third quarter to put this game in the W column for them. A balanced scored effort of 17 points from Tyler Shirley (South Alabama), 15 points from Aaron Reddish and 14 points from Andre Young paced coach George Washington’s team. Class of 2022 guard Kaleb Banks of Fayette County scored 23 points.
The Blue Devils ran out to a 13-1 lead in the first and never were seriously threatened after that. Sophomore guard London Johnson paced Norcross with a team high 17 points. Freshman wing Jahki Howard is a player of potential and hope for coach McMillian’s squad as he chipped in 12 points. Senior guard Jaden Harris added 10 points for Norcross. Zocko Littleton led all scorers with 18 points for Osborne.
Sandy Creek 63
Pace Academy 59
Sandy Creek did not get out to the start that they planned on getting. They went into the locker room down six, but used a big second half to secure a victory over a tough and physical Pace Academy team. Washington State signee Myles Price scored 15 of his game high 22 points in the third quarter to lead Sandy Creek. Jabari Smith (Auburn) 18, which included 12 in the fourth quarter. Pace Academy had four players in double digits Josh Reed (15), Cole Middleton (14), Matt Cleveland (14) and Madison Durr (13).
Providence Christian Academy 48
Providence kept this game a tighter than what the final score indicated. However, in the end the Storm did not have any answer for Buford’s Caleb Blackwell. The junior point guard scored a game high 26 points. Alahn Sumler added 16 points on five made 3-pointers for Eddie Martin’s Wolves. Providence Christian’s Chance Tucker scored 17 points in the effort.
St. Francis 56
Grayson outscored St. Francis 37 to 16 in the second and third quarters to elevate themselves to a win. Coach Geoffrey Pearce’s team had four scorers in double digits. Junior guard Robert Cowherd led the way with 19 points. Senior post Ian Schieffelin (Clemson) battled his way to 17 points. Junior point guard Tyrese Elliot added 13 points and senior post Taje Kelly chipped in 10 points. Senior guard Jusaun Holt (Alabama) led the St. Francis Knights with 24 points.
The day’s final game down to the final seconds as both teams traded buckets in the last minute of the game. Class of 2021 guard Randy Brady scored the game’s winning bucket for McEachern. Milton’s last second shot from half court fell short. Brady led all scorers with 17 points. Georgia signee Cam McDowell added 13 in the win. Milton was led in points by Broc Bidwell and Kanaah Carlyle with 16 points. Junior guard Bruce Thornton added 11.
Jonathan Hemingway is a contributing writer for OntheRadarHoops.com. He serves as a Naismith Player of the Year Voter and has been involved in the basketball community dating back to 1995 while he served as a student assistant coach under Don Meyer at Lipscomb University.
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