Today kicks off the second annual IMG Beach Blast basketball tournament. Some of the country's best young basketball talent has made their way to IMG Academy for a weekend that is sure to be electric!
The action begins at 1:00 P.M. this afternoon with host IMG High School facing Brehm Prep on Court 1, and Impact Academy High School taking on Christian Life Center BLACK on Court 2.
Pictures, stats, and results from today's slate of games will be posted throughout the day.
The full schedule for this weekend's games are as follows:
Numbers in parenthesis represent final scores
1:00 (60) IMG HS vs. (67) Brehm Prep (79) Impact vs. (63) Christian Life Black
2:45 (55) Christian Life White vs. (68) South Carolina Tech (76) AZ College Prep vs.(85) Mack Prep
4:30 IMG PG (49) vs. Ft. Mills Prep (51) Atlanta Sports (57) vs. Adelphi (44)
6:15 Queen City Prep (86) vs. Oldsmar Prep (72) Christian Life HS (57) vs. Westlake Prep (54)
8:00 TAAG (83) vs. Evelyn Mack (63) Southwest Academy (32) vs. St. Ignatios Prep (65)
10:00 IMG HS (70) vs. Queen City Prep (83) Southwest Academy (57)vs. Adelphi Christian Academy(60)
IMG-Phil Greene 21 Pts Southwest Academy- James Cadell 16Pts
Queens City Prep-Derrick Millinghaus 29Pts Adelphi Christian Academy- Pavle Raikovic 14 Pts
11:45 Brehm Prep (65) vs. St. Ignatios Prep (50) Christian Life Black(70) vs. MACK Prep(67)
Brehm Prep-Kris Brewer 25 Pts Christian Life- Corey Allen 19Pts
St. Ignatios Prep- Mario Thompson 12 Pts MACK Prep- Ede Egharevbra 19Pts
1:30 IMG PG (72)vs. Arizona College Prep(55) Impact SRQ(78) vs. Evelyn Mack(70)
IMG PG-Deandre Daniels 25Pts Impact- Harold McBride 23Pts
Arizona College Prep-Tyler Kendricks 15Pts Evelyn Mack- Londell Stephens 31Pts
3:15 Oldsmar Prep (80)vs. Christian Life HS(66) Westlake (60)vs. Ft. Mills Prep(77)
Oldsmar Prep- John Brown 30Pts Westlake- Amida Brimah 16Pts
Christian Life- Josh Gray 21Pts Ft. Mills Prep- Tyrell ward Johnson 14Pts
5:00 TAAG (59)vs. Christian Life White(46) Atlanta Sports Academy (68) vs. South Carolina Tech (81)
TAGG- Lyle Harris 9Pts Atlanta Sports- Marquis McGill 19Pts
Christian Life- Garrick Scott 18Pts Southern Carolina Tech- Luther Jenkins 18Pts
10:00 Christian Life (77) vs. Ft. Mills Prep(75) Brehm Prep (55) vs. Queen City Prep (52)
Christian Life- Josh Gray 30Pts Brehm- Kris Brewer 20Pts
Ft. Mills Prep- Jai Kellman 16Pts Queens City Prep- Matthew Hall 13Pts
11:45 Christian Life Black (78)vs. Atlanta Sports Academy (52) Impact (56) vs. St. Ignacio (61)
Christian Life Black- Frank Williams 21Pts Impact- J J Anson Holland 14Pts
Atlanta Sports Academy- Jimmy Duplessis 15Pts St. Ignacio- Lue Atkinson 14Pts
1:30 Southwest Academy (53) vs. Westlake(48) IMG PG (57) vs. MACK Prep (44)
Southwest- Richard Boyd 19Pts IMG PG- Deandre Daniels 25Pts
Westlake- S. Suarez and D.Cox 12Pts MACK Prep- Chris Adams 12Pts
3:15 Oldsmar Christian (86)vs. AZ College Prep(62) IMG HS(94) vs. Adelphi Christian(66)
Oldsmar Christian- John Brown 30Pts IMG HS- Jamari Traylor 28Pts
AZ College Prep- Johnell Thompson 18Pts Adelphi Christian- James Webb 20Pts
5:00 TAAG (59) vs. Southern Carolina Tech (61) Christian Life White(89) vs. Evelyn Mack (67)
TAGG- Paul Morrow 13pts Christian Life- Winslow Barry 15Pts
Southern Carolina Tech-Marshawn Lundy 13Pts Evelyn Mack- Londell Stephens 16Pts
Early Game Recaps:
(60) IMG HS vs. (67) Brehm Prep
The host team IMG High School fell to Brehm Prep by a score of 67-60. Brehm took a double digit lead early in the first half, and led 38-23 at halftime. IMG struggled to cut Brehm's lead to single digits until late in the game, but it was too little, too late. IMG's Phil Greene, a St. Johns commit, scored a game-high 26 points while Kris Brewer, future Kent St. Flash, led the way for Brehm with 16 points.
Impact (63) vs. Christian Life Black (79)
Christian Life Black won the game by using an aggressive pressing defense forcing Impact to turn the ball over, and rush on offense. Christian Life used their overall size and length advantage to outrebound Impact, and attack the passing lanes to convert easy transition baskets. Christian Life Black's, Michale Kyser, led them in scoring with16 points, while three other players scored in double figures for a balanced attack. Impact was led by the 19 points of J.J. Anson-Holland.
Christian Life White (55) vs. Southern Carolina Tech (68)
Southern Carolina Tech understood from the tip that they wouldn't be able to outmuscle Christian Life White, so they decided to outrun them. Southern Carolina Tech used its press and three point shooting to jump out to an early lead that they wouldn't give up. The smaller Southern Carolina Tech guards utilized their speed and quickness to get into the passing lanes. Their half court man-to-man pressure to disrupted the offense of Christian Life White. Southern Carolina Tech Marshawn Lundy led the way in scoring with 17 points, while Stephon Ellis contributing with 16 points. Christian Life White was led by Ed Collier, and his 13 point effort.
(76) AZ College Prep vs.(85) Mack Prep
This proved to be battle of two evenly matched teams, trading leads early into the second half. Unfortunately for AZ College Prep, they were only able to dress five players. With just overt ten minutes remaining in the second half, one of those five, Dalvin Brown, picked up his fifth foul were forced to play a man down for the remainder of the game. Although AZ College Prep hung in until the end, the man advantage proved to be too much and Mack prep proceeded to win by a score of 85-76. Tyler Kendricks paced AZ College Prep with 30 markers and Grant White led the way for Mack prep with 18.
Atlanta Sports (57) vs. Adelphi (44)
The game between Adelphi Christian Academy and Atlanta Sports Academy turned out to be a tale of two halves. Early on, Adelphi was having their way with Atlanta, grabbing loose balls, snatching the rebounds, but Atlanta began to wear them down as the game proceeded. Atalanta was able to use presses, and quick hands to convert turnovers into quick points. Once taking the lead with 5:08 left in the second half, Atlanta never looked back and coasted to a 57-44 victory.
Ft. Mill Prep (51) vs. IMG Post Grad (49)
Ft. Mill Prep used a full court press to disrupt the IMG offense from the games outset. Deandre Daniels was aggressive early on attacking the baskets which kept IMG in the game in the first half. The pace of the game slowed down as both teams settled in defensively leading to a low scoring, but entertaining 26-25 Ft. Mill Prep lead at the half. Both teams went back and forth in the second half exchanging the lead. The defensive battle ended with IMG Larry Haley missing a three pointer at the buzzer that would of won the game. Ft. Mill Prep escaped with a 51-49 win over IMG Post Grad. Ft. Mill Prep was led by the 18 points of Marcus Romain, while IMG was paced by Deandre Daniels and his 12 points.