2018 City of Palms: Sarasota Riverview vs. Gray Collegiate

Photo courtesy of COP An early morning Challenge-round game between a pair of 0-2 teams in the tourney usually doesn’t provide this much interest.  However,...

2018 City of Palms: Miami Christian vs. Immaculate Conception

In this consolation semi-final, we get our first look at Immaculate Conception, a young team but very talented out of the hoops hotbed of...

2018 City of Palms: DC Woodrow Wilson vs. St. Louis Vashon

Two big city programs meeting in a Consolation semi-final.  It was our first time seeing Wilson, but we are familiar with the Mitchell twins...

2018 City of Palms: MS Olive Branch vs. DC Paul VI

The consolation semi-final features Olive Branch out of Mississippi with Memphis signee D.J. Jeffries taking on a Paul VI team out of the tough...

2018 City of Palms: IMG Academy vs. Fort Lauderdale University School

Photo courtesy MaxPreps This wasn’t expected as both teams were surprise upset victims in the quarter-finals.  Still, there is a lot of talent on the...

2018 City of Palms: Kissimmee Osceola vs. Punta Gorda Charlotte

Photo courtesy of yoursun.com The last of the challenge round games features hometown Charlotte taking on Kissimmee Osceola, playing without Josh Marte, their starting point...

2018 City of Palms: Oak Hill Academy vs. Philadelphia Imhotep Charter

Picture courtesy Philly.com The first semi-final of the evening featured perennial national power Oak Hill taking on another highly regarded national team in Imhotep Charter...

2018 City of Palms: McEachern vs. Mountain Brook

Two of the very best teams in the South faced off to reach the title game with McEachern out of Georgia taking on Mountain...

2018 City of Palms Sunshine Series: Miami Palmetto vs. Lakeland HS

Photo courtesy 247 Sports The final game in the Sunshine Series in this year’s City of Palms Classic features a pair of state title contenders...

2018 City of Palms Signature Series: Glens Falls, NY vs. Petal,...

The buzz surrounding this contest is Joe Girard, New York state’s all-time leading scorer after just three years of high school.  He averaged over...

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