The Bullis School (MD) led all but 46 seconds early in the first half to cruise to a 70-56 opening round upset of #24 Miller Grove (GA).
Bullis (8-1) used an 18-3 run to turn a two-point deficit into a 13 points advantage midway through the first half. Trailing 7-5 with 13:37 on the clock, six Bullis players would score during the run that gave the Bulldogs a commanding 23-10 advantage with 7:41 to play in the opening 16-minute period. Bullis went on to lead 27-16 at halftime. The Bulldogs stretched the lead to 14 points twice in the second half, including the final margin.
Bullis was led by Russell Sangster’s 23 points on 6-of-11 shooting from the field and 10-of-15 shooting from the free throw line. The Bulldogs connected on 23-of-34 from the charity stripe for the contest.
Keith Pickney paced Miller Grove with 21 points, while James Walker grabbed a game-high 14 rebounds.