Myrtle Beach, SC, December 28, 2023 – In an exhilarating game at the Beach Ball Classic, North Crowley High School from Texas outplayed St. Peter’s High School from New York with a final score of 68-58. The game, which was part of the traditional bracket of the 2023 Beach Ball Classic, showcased the talents of some of the best high school basketball players.
KD Davis led the charge for North Crowley, now with a 17-1 record, by scoring 20 points and blocking 3 shots. His athleticism and skill were on full display throughout the game. Isaak Hayes also contributed significantly with 18 points, including three 3-pointers. Justin McCray’s 8 rebounds were crucial in North Crowley’s victory, helping them maintain a dominant presence on the court.
St. Peter’s, dropping to a 7-3 record, showed a valiant effort, particularly in the second half. Qadir Martin was the top scorer with 18 points and 7 rebounds, while Jorel Monroe added 14 points, including four 3-pointers. Jalen Munson also played a pivotal role, contributing 12 points and 6 assists.
The game began with North Crowley taking an early lead, but St. Peter’s narrowed the gap by halftime. The third quarter saw St. Peter’s taking a brief lead, but North Crowley responded with a strong final quarter to seal the victory. North Crowley’s defense was particularly effective, limiting St. Peter’s to a 44% field goal percentage.
Both teams displayed excellent teamwork and sportsmanship, with St. Peter’s registering 13 assists and North Crowley 7. However, turnovers were a critical factor, with St. Peter’s giving up the ball 17 times, which North Crowley capitalized on to score 25 points.
The match was tightly officiated by Brock Needens, Dan Paugh, and Josh Washington, ensuring a fair and competitive environment for both teams.
The Beach Ball Classic continues to be a significant event for high school basketball, providing a platform for young athletes to showcase their talents. This game was a testament to the high level of skill and competition present in the tournament.
[Game Statistics Source: Official Box Score]