Greensboro Day (N.C.) 59, Maryknoll 33, F
Halftime, Greensboro Day (N.C.) 32, Maryknoll 15
End 1Q, Greensboro Day (N.C.) 16, Maryknoll 7
Montverde (Fla.) 95, Lahainaluna 27, F
R.J. Barrett, the nation’s premier college prospect, poured in 40 points to lead the nationally-ranked Eagles over the Lunas. Barrett, a 6-7 senior, threw down a half-dozen or so dunks, mostly on alley-oop lobs. Michael Devoe added 17 points and center Filip Petrusev added 16 points. Reece Pascua led Lahainaluna with six points.
End 3Q, Montverde (Fla.) 75, Lahainaluna 20.
The nationally-ranked Eagles have roughly 10 dunks in this game, almost all by the nation’s top prospect, R.J. Barrett. Explosive.
Halftime: Montverde (Fla.) 48, Lahainaluna 13.
End 1Q, Montverde (Fla.) 25, Lahainaluna 9.
Jefferson (Ore.) 103, Kapolei 54, F
Marcus Tsohonis poured in 38 points as the Democrats advanced. They will meet Taft in the quarterfinal round on Monday. Kamaka Hepa, a 6-foot-10 senior, had 16 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks while Khalil Chatman added 15 points and 11 caroms. Point guard Robert Ford had 14 points, five assists and seven steals.
Ja’Shon Carter led Kapolei with 20 points.
End 3Q, Jefferson 84, Kapolei 43.
Tsohonis with just four points in the third quarter as the Democrats slowed the pace. He now has 34 points.
Halftime, Jefferson 60, Kapolei 31.
Tsohonis sat for the first 3 minutes of the second quarter and went back to work. He now has 30 points on 13-for-16 shooting from the field. That includes 2-for-3 from the 3-point arc, and he’s 1-for-1 from the line along with two boards, two assists, one steal and one turnover.
Ja’Shon Carter has 13 points to lead Kapolei.
End 1Q, Jefferson 35, Kapolei 13. An INCREDIBLE first quarter for the Democrats’ Marcus Tsohonis, who has already scored 21 points on 9-for-11 shooting from the field plus 1-for-1 at the foul line.
1Q, 1:31: Jefferson 29, Kapolei 13. Democrats’ lead was down to 15-10, but it’s been a string of steals and easy buckets since.
1Q, 5:37, Jefferson 11, Kapolei 4.
Note: I just felt the new Nike basketballs being used for games. This looks and feels like plastic. Kapolei and Jefferson (Ore.) ready to tip off.
Fairfax 83, Leilehua 33, F
Ethan Anderson hit four treys and finished with 19 points to lead the Lions. Jamal Hartwell and Shawn Booker added 12 points apiece, Robert McRae had 111, and Daylen Williams and Kirk Smith chipped in 10 each. Jaymond Agdinaoay paced the Mules with 10 points.
End 3Q. Fairfax 65, Leilehua 24.
Halftime: Fairfax leads Leilehua 44-13. The Lions are tall, energetic, skill, fundamentally sound. As expected.
2Q, 4:47. Fairfax leads Leilehua 35-8.
1Q, 3:31. Fairfax is up 10-2 after a Leilehua layup.
Here we go, 3:30 p.m. in the islands, Fairfax taking on Leilehua.