Nationals Day 2: Eliminations And Statement Games | 10th Year Seniors
Day two of the National High School Basketball Championships featured the first round of eliminations and several marquee matchups of contenders on the opposite side. In the winners' bracket: Tabernacle dominated Jordan Prince William, 43-29; Sunland defeated St. George's, 49-46 and CI Gibson defeated Jack Hayward, 38-33, Elimination Games: Eight Mile Rock Blue Jays - 54 Teleos Cherubims – 52 Devon Williams scored a game high 19 points and finished 3-4 from the line in the final minute to complete the Blue Jays' second half comeback. Hilton Pinder scored 15 for the Blue Jays and Delano Dean added 10. The fourth quarter featured four ties and five lead changes before the Blue Jays moved ahead for good. Tie at 39, the Blue Jays went ahead by four before it was tied again at 41, 43, 45, 47. With 2:20 left to play, the Blue Jays lost their second starter to foul trouble, but Williams' ability to penetrate and score or earn a trip to the foul line was ultimately the difference down