ROSWELL, Ga. — XL212 hosted the inaugural Senior All-Star Classic at Blessed Trinity Catholic High School.
The game featured Senior All-Stars from high schools all over the North Fulton and Forsyth areas.
In the girl’s game, the South squad got out to an early lead behind strong performances by Roswell’s Andreona Keys and Alpharetta’s Brittany Outlaw.
The North squad, coached by North Forsyth’s Eric Herrick, made a comeback in the second half behind the strong play of St. Francis’ Candice Williams.
In the end, the South, coached by Natalie Vuoriaho of Alpharetta, would come out on top by a score of 64 – 54. The player of the game went to Candice Williams, who scored 22 points with 4 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal.
The boy’s game had a quick start that did not let up the entire game.
The game would enter half time deadlocked in a tie at 55 points each. The North team, coached by St. Francis’ Cabral Huff, kept the game close. However, the South team, coached by Blessed Trinity’s Brian Marks, would pull away and win with a final score of 109 – 102.
The Player of the Game honors went to Centennial’s Xavier Jackson, who made 6 three-pointers on his way to 29 points and 9 rebounds.