Emmanuel Christian 48
Emmanuel Christian erased a 2-point halftime deficit to defeat Northeastern at the start of the Classic 48-38. The Lions slowed the game down in the 2nd half and held the Jets to just 15 points. Nate Hudson (So) and Jae Ferryman (Jr) combined for 33 of Emmanuel’s 48 points. Jonathan Guevara (Sr) led the Jets in scoring.
Tecumseh picked up their first win of the season in convincing fashion over Greenon 59-41. 3 players finished in double figures for the Arrows as Chase Stafford (So) led all scoring with 21 points. Greenon’s Griffin Turner (Sr) was impressive in the loss.
Springfield Central Catholic 42
Northwestern used a 2nd half surge to defeat Springfield Catholic Central 53-42. The Warriors trailed by 1-point at the half and used defensive pressure to hold the Irish to 15 points in the 2nd half. Catholic Central went 0-for-13 from behind the arc in the loss with Keegan Guenther (So) leading in scoring with 15 points.
Springfield Shawnee 43
Shawnee survived Southeastern’s run in the 4th quarter to survive 43-40. The Braves led by 6 going into the 4th quarter before Southeastern fought back to nearly win the game.
Kenton Ridge 59
Kenton Ridge continued their terrific start to the year with a 59-52 win over Springfield to end the event. The Cougars entered the game likely an underdog to the Wildcats as they were a smaller division compared to them, but they took the lead early in the game and never looked back. Logan Fyffe (Sr) led scoring with 16 points.