Top-ranked Montverde Academy (FL) advanced to the semifinals of the 2017 Beach Ball Classic with a 101-38 victory over Socastee (SC) at the Myrtle Beach (SC) Convention Center.
MONTVERDE LEADERS: RJ Barrett led the Eagles with 23 points but had plenty of help as Montverde placed four players in double figures. Trevin Wade came off of the bench to connect on all eight of his shots from the field, including three from behind the arc, for 19 points. Filip Petrusev added 16 points and Andrew Nembhard added 11 points and 10 assists for Montverde.
SOCASTEE LEADERS: Kenrell Generette led the Braves with 10 points.
BBC RECORD BOOK NOTES:
* This is the 12th 100-point game in the tournament’s 37-year history.
* The 63-point margin of victory is the third largest margin of victory. The largest is 78 points when Montverde defeated Socastee in the opening round of the 2015 BBC.
RECORDS: Montverde 16-0. Socastee 6-6.
WHERE ARE THEY FROM: Montverde (Montverde, FL), Socastee (Myrtle Beach, SC).
WHAT’S NEXT: Montverde advances to the semifinal round and will face ?? on Friday at 8:45 p.m. Socastee falls into the consolation bracket and will face ?? for an opportunity to play for 5th place in the BBC.
GAME STATS: Box Score