Saturday, November 23rd, Berkshire Middle School
PREP DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP
RAVENS 27, FALCONS 22: The much anticipated battle between the top 2 teams in the Prep Division did not disappoint, as both teams treated spectators to a highly entertaining contest on Saturday. In a game that featured several very talented players, there was no shortage of impressive plays and tough baskets. The Ravens used a 13-7 edge in the 2nd half to pull off the 5-point win, as Connor Robertson and Joseph Keyser each scored 8 points and Miles Trice added 7 points. The Falcons featured a balanced attack, with CJ Brown, Alex Reger and William Smidt each scoring 6 points and Jack Barlage adding 4 points. It was a shame either team had to lose this one, but a big congratulations to each team on a fine season.
COLLEGE DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP
WOLVERINES 38, HOOSIERS 31: Anthony Abro was impressive once again, leading the way for this Wolverines squad that was a dominant force all season. Luca Spadafore (8 points), Everett Wertz (7 points) and Zackary Kozouz (7 points) combined for 22 additional points and the Wolverines held off a tough, determined Hoosiers team. Beau Kennard scored a game-high 13 points for the Hoosiers, going 9-10 from the free throw line. Ari Blank added 7 points and Nolan Davis scored 5.
PRO DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP
HEAT 36, WARRIORS 26: Santino Ruma propelled the Heat to another upset victory, scoring 13 points and taking down the Pro Division’s top-ranked team. Brandon Brown added 10 points and the Heat were able to neutralize the size advantage of the Warriors. Eli Yen paced the Warriors with 8 points, while Brady Glime and Nathan Lucken each scored 6 to go with Nikolas Stoyanovich’s 4 points. The Heat played some great basketball down the stretch this season, consistently playing up to their competition and finding a nice chemistry on offense and defense. Several players were key contributors all season long, with a few others really stepping up towards the end of the season.