Game 12: Roman Catholic Emerges Victorious Against The Cardinal Hayes 

Roman Catholic High School emerged victorious​ in the Championship Game at the 26th Gonzaga DC Classic​ 60-47 against Cardinal Hayes on Sunday on the strength of ​ Tournamentd MVP ​Tony Carr, who scored 15 points.

Putting up a 28-24 lead at the half, Roman Catholic High School scored points early in the game.

Putting up 10 points in the first period, Carr wasted no time putting points on the board for Roman Catholic High School .

Two other players also racked up double digit scores for Roman Catholic High School Manny Taylor racked up 15 points. Gemil Holbrook put up two three-pointers and scored 12 points total. Also contributing for Roman Catholic High School were TreVaughn Wilkerson (7 points), Nazeer Bostick (6 points) and D’Andre Vilmar (5 points).

Roman Catholic High School finished the game with 32 rebounds (12 offensive/20 defensive).

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Game 11: Gonzaga Falls To Calvert Hall

Calvert Hall claims 3rd place in the 26th Annual Gonzaga DC Classic for 2014.  In a great showing, Bryant Crawford scored 21 points, but this was not enough as Gonzaga College High School fell to Calvert Hall College High School 75-74. Edwards made a three for Calvert Hall to tie it up and a free throw from Justin GorhamCalvert Hall College High School sealed their victory in the fourth quarter.

With a 26-point first quarter on the strength of a 9-2 run, Gonzaga College High School pulled ahead early, eventually claiming a 38-31 lead by halftime. But this wasn’t enough to overcome Calvert Hall College High School‘s 44 points in the final two quarters of the game.

Great play from the field made Crawford stand out, as he made 44% (8-for-18) of shots attempted as well as 75% (3-for-4) of threes attempted.

Three other players also scored in the double digits for Gonzaga College High SchoolChris Lykes contributed 16 points, Myles Dread added 12 points and Eddie Scott had 10 points. Also helping the effort for Gonzaga College High School were Sam Miller (9 points, 2 blocks), Prentiss Hubb (4 points) and Sean Williams (2 points).

Gonzaga College High School finished the game with 34 rebounds (13 offensive/21 defensive), four blocks and one steal.

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Clareth lays one in for Calvert Hall in the 3rd place game

Clareth lays one in for Calvert Hall in the 3rd place game

Gonzaga's Lykes tries to block the game winning shot by Calvert Hall's Gorman with only seconds left in the game.

Gonzaga’s Lykes tries to block the game winning shot by Calvert Hall’s Gorman with only seconds left in the game.

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Game 10: Riverdale Baptist Falls Short Against Our Lady Of Mount Carmel

In a great showing, DeQuan Abrom scored 18 points, but this was not enough as Riverdale Baptist School fell to Our Lady of Mount Carmel High School 63-61. On a two-pointer from David EreborOur Lady of Mount Carmel High School clinched their win in the fourth quarter.

Riverdale Baptist School and Our Lady of Mount Carmel High School were tied up at 23-23 at the half, but Our Lady of Mount Carmel High School ran away with the lead in the second half. Even though Riverdale Baptist School added 20 points in the final quarter, it wasn’t enough to overcome their opponent.

Abrom led Riverdale Baptist School ‘s offense, going 6-for-11 (55%) from the field while also sinking 75% (6-for-8) of free throws attempted.

Jasper Sterling hit three three-pointers and scored nine points total. Deion Hammondtapped out at double digits, scoring 11 points for Riverdale Baptist School (4-for-9). Also contributing for Riverdale Baptist School were Malik Dupree (5 points), Kenny Wormley (5 points), Tavar Merriman (4 points), Cyril Ogbuagu (3 points, 1 block), Curtis Williams (2 points), Isaiah Robinson (2 points, 1 block) and Raine McKeython (2 points).

Riverdale Baptist School finished the game with 28 rebounds (eight offensive/20 defensive) and three blocks.

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Game 9: T. Roosevelt High School Loses To Capital Christian Academy

In spite of a solid performance from Meghale Ford with 25 points, Theodore Roosevelt High School fell to Capital Christian Academy 75-61.

Ford led Roosevelt High School‘s offense, going 8-for-16 (50%) from the field while also sinking 88% (7-for-8) of free throws attempted.

Brandon Howell made it into double digits, scoring 16 points for Roosevelt High School (4-for-9). Also contributing for Roosevelt High School were Donald Brewer (5 points), Maurice Williams (4 points), Robert Wright (4 points) and Juwan Jackson (2 points).

Roosevelt High School finished the game with 46 rebounds (28 offensive/18 defensive).

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College coaches check out the games

Many people have come to watch the 26th annual DC Classic games this weekend.  Among the fans, college coaches also enjoy the action.

Maryland coach (and Gonzaga dad) Mark Turgeon and two of his assistants.

Maryland coach (and Gonzaga dad) Mark Turgeon and two of his assistants.

George Washington coach Mike Lonergan and John McLaughlin

George Washington coach Mike Lonergan and John McLaughlin

Game 8: Roman Catholic Defeats Calvert Hall In Second Semi-Final At Gonzaga DC Classic

Roman Catholic High School of Philadelphia defeated Calvert Hall from Baltimore in the second semi-final at the DC Classic Saturday evening.

The trio of Manny Taylor, Tony Carr and Gemil Holbrook combined to score 42 points for Roman Catholic.

Roman Catholic lead the game throughout with nine players scoring for the victors.

In spite of a solid performance from Nico Clareth with 13 points, Calvert Hall College High School fell to Roman Catholic High School 75-56. Roman Catholic High School grabbed the lead against Calvert Hall College High School on a two-pointer from Dakquan Davisin the second period and held on.

With 23 fouls over the course of the game, Calvert Hall College High School had an aggressive showing. Clareth maintained a blistering pace for Calvert Hall College High School, scoring nine points in the first period.

Roman Catholic will face Cardinal Hayes in tomorrow’s Championship Game.

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Game 7: Gonzaga College High School Falls Short Against The Cardinal Hayes

Despite Bryant Crawford putting 22 points on the board, Gonzaga College High School lost to the Cardinal Hayes 65-59 in the first semi-final game at the Goazaga DC Classic.

Senior Jeffrey Hayden lead Cardinal Hayes’ scoring with 16 followed closely by junior Clive Allen with 15 including several clutch free-throws to seal the victory.

Even though Gonzaga College High School added 21 points in the final quarter, it wasn’t enough to overcome their opponent.

Crawford was on the ball for Gonzaga College High School, making 44% (8-for-18) of shots attempted and hitting 100% (5-for-5) of free throws attempted.

Sam Miller tapped out at double digits, scoring 15 points for Gonzaga College High School (6-for-16). Also chipping in for Gonzaga College High School were Chris Lykes (7 points), Myles Dread (6 points), Prentiss Hubb (3 points), Nigel Stewart (2 points), Sean Williams (2 points) and Eddie Scott (2 points).

Gonzaga College High School finished the game with 44 rebounds (21 offensive/23 defensive) and one block.

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Game 6: Riverdale Baptist School Defeats Roosevelt High School

DeQuan Abrom‘s 28 points propelled Riverdale Baptist School to a 63-61 victory overRoosevelt High School on Saturday. On a two-pointer from AbromRiverdale Baptist School sealed their victory in the fourth quarter in the second consolation game at the Gonzaga DC Classic.

Riverdale Baptist School achieved a lead early 22-point first quarter, eventually achieving a 38-31 lead by halftime.

Abrom paved the way for Riverdale Baptist School , making 55% (12-for-22) of shots attempted while also sinking 100% (4-for-4) of free throws attempted.

Kenny Wormley notched two three-pointers and scored 13 points total. Two other players also added ten or more points for Riverdale Baptist School Cyril Ogbuagu put up 12 points. Also chipping in for Riverdale Baptist School were Jasper Sterling (4 points), Curtis Williams (2 points), Isaiah Robinson (2 points) and Raine McKeython (2 points).

Senior Anthony Whitney led Theordore Roosevelt’s scoring with 17 points.  Robert Howell had 10 points.

Riverdale Baptist School finished the game with 43 rebounds (22 offensive/21 defensive).

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A Roosevelt sandwich created during a fight for the rebound

A Roosevelt sandwich created during a fight for the rebound

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Big elevation protects the rim for Theodore Roosevelt

Big elevation protects the rim for Theodore Roosevelt

The game went down to the wire before Riverdale Baptist hit a deuce to win it.

The game went down to the wire before Riverdale Baptist hit a deuce to win it.

Game 5: Our Lady Of Mount Carmel High School Defeats Capitol Christian Academy

Will Jenkins‘s 17 points propelled Our Lady of Mount Carmel High School to a 62-55 victory over Capitol Christian Academy on Saturday in the first consolation game at the Gonzaga DC Classic.

Claiming a 23-18 lead at the half, Mount Carmel put up points early in the game. Mount Carmel put up 20 points in the final quarter on the strength of a 10-5 run, increasing their lead late in the game. Both teams played aggressive games, with Mount Carmel picking up 22 fouls while Capitol Christian Academy had 25.

Jenkins was on the ball for Mount Carmel, making 40% (6-for-15) of shots attempted and hitting 56% (5-for-9) of free throws attempted.

Montez Mathis hit two three-pointers and scored 13 points total. Two other players also scored in the double digits for Mount CarmelDavid Erebor contributed 10 points. Also contributing for Mount Carmel wereFrank Webb Jr. (9 points), Brian Jefferson Jr. (7 points) and Terry Nolan Jr. (5 points).

Mount Carmel finished the game with 33 rebounds (10 offensive/23 defensive).

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Chris Orlina of Capital Christian Drive the lane against Mount Carmel's Montez Mathis

Chris Orlina of Capital Christian Drive the lane against Mount Carmel’s Montez Mathis

Brian Jefferson, Jr. of Our Lady of Mount Carmel splits the Capital Christian defenders

Brian Jefferson, Jr. of Our Lady of Mount Carmel splits the Capital Christian defenders

Game 5: Our Lady Of Mount Carmel High SchoolDefeats Capitol Christian Academy

Will Jenkins’s 17 points propelled Our Lady of Mount Carmel High School to a 62-55 victory over Capitol Christian Academy on Saturday in the first consolation game at the Gonzaga DC Classic.
Claiming a 23-18 lead at the half, Mount Carmel put up points early in the game. Mount Carmel put up 20 points in the final quarter on the strength of a 10-5 run, increasing their lead late in the game. Both teams played aggressive games, with Mount Carmel picking up 22 fouls while Capitol Christian Academy had 25.
Jenkins was on the ball for Mount Carmel, making 40% (6-for-15) of shots attempted and hitting 56% (5-for-9) of free throws attempted.
Montez Mathis hit two three-pointers and scored 13 points total. Two other players also scored in the double digits for Mount Carmel. David Erebor contributed 10 points. Also contributing for Mount Carmel wereFrank Webb Jr. (9 points), Brian Jefferson Jr. (7 points) and Terry Nolan Jr. (5 points).
Mount Carmel finished the game with 33 rebounds (10 offensive/23 defensive).