Benedictine (#2) Prevails in Clash with Highland Springs (#1)
Lead by the strong play of four Cadets, Benedictine emerged the winner of a close game with Highland Springs. The final score of 71-66 means that Highland Springs, the #1 rank in the most recent Times Dispatch Top 10, will cede the top spot to the #2 ranked Benedictine.
Trey David, Mike Gbinije, Erik Moody, and Jordan Burgess gave the packed Memorial Gym plenty to cheer about as they scored 19, 17, 16, and 11 points respectively. Javaris Threatt of the Springers had the night’s highest individual point total, scoring 22 points.
Benedictine coach Sean McAloon said of his team, "We had a boatload of offensive rebounds. We took advantage of our size." Springers coach George Lancaster mirrored the sentiment, saying, "There was too much of them and not enough of us."