Monday, January 14, 2013
The Green Wave boys’ basketball team had mixed results during the 20th annual Roundball Classic tournament last weekend.
Summerville bounced back from an opening-round loss to claim a 61-36 victory over James Island Friday. The Wave shot 52 percent from the field and out rebounded James Island 35-23.
John Jenkins led the way, posting 23 points. Brandon Wilkerson chipped in 21 for the Wave. Brady Schuck and DaVon Fludd both had 10 points for the Trojans.
The next day, Summerville wrapped up its participation in the tournament by battling Goose Creek. The game was tied six times and featured four lead changes before the Gators pulled out a 44-42 victory.
With 2.7 seconds remaining, Summerville got off a three-point shot that just missed so the Wave fell to 8-4 on the season while Goose Creek improved to 10-2. John Jenkins led the Wave with 18 points and Christian Kalacanic chipped in 10 points. Goose Creek’s Dantez Bennamon led all scorers with 25 points.
Pinewood went 0-3 in the tournament, but did fare better in its third game than it did in the first two rounds. The Panthers (6-7) fought Stratford (8-6) to a tie late in the second half, but then the Knights pulled away for a 78-70 victory. Reid Radebaugh scored 26 points for Pinewood while Ryan Felder added 12 and Jimmy Thomas added 10.
However, TeAndre Hansley scored 43 points for Stratford and made six rebounds. Thad Thompson added 12 points for the Knights.
The day before Pinewood fell 65-47 to Charleston Collegiate. Felder led the Panther scorers with 16 points.
This year teams from out of state battled for both championships. In the Rotary Bracket championship Mt. St. Joseph of Maryland earned a 77-57 win over Charlotte Christian of North Carolina. In the Communities In Schools Bracket championship Thomas Jefferson of New York earned a 67-50 win over Our Lady of Good Counsel, another Maryland school.