Brentwood Academy, La Lumiere, and Oak Hill Academy have advanced to the semifinals at the Bass Pro Tournament of Champions at JQH Arena in Springfield.
Here are the recaps from the first day of action:
Webster Groves (MO) 64, Christ The King (Middle Village NY) 45
The Statesmen, making their second appearance in the TOC, took care of six time tournament champion Christ The King.
Webster Groves (7-4), led by Courtney Ramey's 20 points, never trailed, leading 12-8 after one quarter and 29-18 at the half.
Carte' Are Gordon added 18 for the Statesmen, while Moussa Cisse and Ryan Meyers scored 12 points each for the Royals, who drop to 9-3 on the season.
Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, VA) 84, Ozark 65
It was the Johnson and Johnson show for the Oak Hill Warriors, who used a 21-0 run in the first quarter and early second quarter to take control of the game early, turning a 9-8 deficit into a 29-9 advantage.
The game was pretty even after that, with Oak Hill (25-0) outscoring the Tigers (9-4) 57-56 in the final three periods.
Keyontae Johnson scored 29 points for the Warriors on 10-12 shooting, while Keldon Johnson added 19 points.
Ozark's Quinn Nelson, who passed the 1,000 point plateau earlier in the contest, scored 25 points, draining six three pointers.
Oak Hill, a two time TOC champion, improves to 7-0 in the tournament.
La Lumiere (La Porte, IN) 91, Springfield Glendale 65
The Falcons (9-3) played tough for one quarter, trailing the Lakers (12-2) 20-15 at the end of the first period, but La Lumiere opened up a 13 point lead at the half, then extended the margin in the second half, going up by as many as 32 points in the fourth quarter.
Isaiah Stewart, a 6'9 junior, dominated on 22 points and 16 rebounds. Fellow junior Emanuel Miller and Paxon Wojcik each posted a double-double, with Miller scoring 19 points and pulling down 13 boards, and Wojcik scoring 14 points with ten rebounds.
Monty Johal, who earlier this week set the Springfield Public Schools all-time career scoring record, led all scorers with 27 points for the Falcons, draining four three pointers.
Jaxon Davis hit six three pointers for Glendale and finished with 20 points.
Brentwood Academy 57, Wasatch Academy 46
Brentwood Academy (Brentwood, TN) pulled away late to beat Wasatch Academy from Mt. Pleasant, Utah.
Darius Garland, son of former SMS Bears and NBA standout Winston Garland, had 29 points for Brentwood to lead all scorers.
Garland, who's a big hit with the young fan base at The Q, is the 15th ranked senior in the nation and will be playing college ball at Vanderbilt.
Matt Bradley, ranked 56th in the country, put in 20 points to lead Wasatch, who is making its first appearance in the tournament.
The game was knotted 46-46 with three minutes left in regulation before Brentwood went on a 5-0 run and pulled away in the final minute.
Brentwood Academy improves to 10-3 on the season, while Wasatch Academy drops to 12-2.
Here are the scores of games from the 2018 Bass Pro Tournament of Champions:
Final: Brentwood Academy 57, Wasatch Academy 46
Final: La Lumiere (La Porte, IN) 91, Springfield Glendale 65
Final: Oak Hill Academy (Mount of Wilson, VA) 84, Ozark 65
Final: Webster Groves (MO) 64, Christ The King (Middle Village, NY) 45
Here's the schedule for Friday's second round games:
Wasatch Academy (Mt. Pleasant, UT) vs. Springfield Glendale 4:30 p.m.
Ozark vs. Christ The King 6:00 p.m.
Brentwood Academy (Brentwood, TN) vs. La Lumiere (La Porte, IN) 8:00 p.m.
Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, VA) vs. Webster Groves (MO) 9:30 p.m.
Friday's second round action gets underway with the consolation semifinals at 4:30 p.m., followed by the winner's bracket semifinals at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday's final found starts with the seventh place game at 2:30 p.m. with the consolation finals at 4:00 p.m., the Great Southern Bank slam dunk contest at 6:00 p.m., the third place game at 7:00 p.m, and the championship contest at 9:00 p.m.
We'll have scores and game recaps throughout the tournament at KTTS.com.