Boys Lose in Tournament Final
Adam Grant and Bash Townes each scored 23 points in the championship game of the 58th annual Sleepy Thompson Basketball Tournament on Saturday, but the Oaks fell, 76-65 in overtime to St. James of Hagerstown, Md.
To earn the finals berth, Collegiate defeated host St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes 68-51 on Thursday and Norfolk Christian 74-67 on Friday at the tournament in Alexandria.
The Oaks led 30-29 at the half.
The loss was the team’s first of the season. The squad, ranked seventh in Hampton Roads, is on the court again on Tuesday at 6 p.m. against the Steward School. The girls varsity team plays at 4:30 p.m.
St. James 76, Norfolk Collegiate 65 (OT)
ST. JAMES: Enechionyia 9, Nayimva 26, Carr 6, Lecesne 3, Robinson 30, Harris 1, Thompson 1. Totals 29 13-18 76.
NORFOLK COLLEGIATE (3-1): Glover 2, Grant 23, Townes 23, Anderson 3, Madison 12, Chavis 2. Totals 24 10-15 65.
Halftime: Norfolk Collegiate, 30-29. End of regulation: 63-63. 3-point goals: Nayimva, Lecesne, Robinson 2, Grant 5, Madison 2