Myrtle Beach, S.C.—-The Bishop O’Connell (VA) Knights easily handled the Phillips Simmons (SC) Iron Horses in a 48-34 win in the John Rhodes Division Championship of the United Bank Holiday Invitational Tournament in Myrtle Beach SC in women’s basketball action Wednesday morning.
Daniya Brown led the effort for the Knights with 14 points while Kylee Kellerman put up 16 for the iron Horses.
About The United Bank Holiday Invitational and Carolinas College Challenge
Started in 1999, by then Tournament Director and President of the Beachball Classic Tournament, John Rhodes, the United Bank Holiday Invitational and Carolinas College Challenge sought to bring the same opportunity and national exposure boys’ basketball had experienced since 1981 with the Beachball Classic to the premier national holiday tournament in Myrtle Beach SC. The Beachball Classic, Carolina’s College Challenge, and United Bank Holiday Invitational strive to create a fun, memorable, high value experience for teams and fans, while promoting and supporting high school and college basketball over the holiday season.