Bishop O’Connell scored a 60-39 victory over Hudson Catholic to earn the program’s second trip to the championship game of the Beach Ball Classic.
The Knights (Arlington, VA; 11-0) last made the BBC Championship game a decade ago in 2002 when they lost to McQuaid Jesuit (Rochester, NY). This is Bishop O’Connell’s seventh trip to Myrtle Beach, SC, for the Beach Ball Classic.
Bishop O’Connell never trailed in the contest and led by as many as 22 points in the second half. Romelo Trimble led the Knights with 20 points, seven rebounds, and five assists. Leroy Butts added 18 points and nine rebounds for Bishop O’Connell.
The Knights outrebounded Hudson Catholic 32-16 and held the Hawks to just a 34.2 field goal percentage.
Hudson Catholic (Jersey City, NJ; 6-1) was paced by Reggie Cameron’s 15 points.
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