Providence Day wins American Division of Chick-Fil-A Classic
After spending a week in China and playing some tough competition almost two weeks ago, Providence Day came back to the United States and won the American division of The Chick-Fil-A Classic.
The Chargers started out with a win on Thursday against Westside High School (Ga.) then on Friday revenged an earlier loss in the season to Cox Mill High School 63-52, who feature two top-50 recruits in Wendell Moore (2019) and UNC signee Rechon Black (2018). Providence Day then went to overtime to beat Gray Collegiate (S.Car.) 77-71.
American Division All-Tournament Team:
Khavon Moore (Westside)-The walking double-double machine averaged 23 points and 12.7 rebounds per game.
Wendell Moore, Jr. (Cox Mill)–Moore showed out from the start at The Chick-Fil-A, he averaged 25.3 points per game on the week. He started the week out by scoring 31 points against Corner Canyon (Utah). He was dominant on the boards and in the scoring column throughout the week.
Trey Wertz (Providence Day)-The Santa Clara signee shot the ball very well over the weekend and averaged 18.3 points per game through three games. He shot 50% from three on the week. The sharpshooter won the three-point contest on Thursday night.
Juwan Gary (Gray Collegiate)-One of the top 2019 prospects in the country, Gary averaged 23.3 points per game for the runner-up Gray Collegiate team. He also won the slam dunk contest held on Thursday night.
Isaac Suffren (Providence Day)-Unsigned senior has arguably the biggest showing for overall play. He averaged 25 points per game on the week. Suffren shot 53% from three over the week.
Aaron Nesmith – Most Outstanding Player (Porter Gaud)-Averaged 30.7 points per game for the tournament and made nine-3 point shots to break a tournament record. Signed with Vanderbilt.
Devon Dotson – Most Valuable Player (Providence Day)-Averaged 24.7 points and 9.3 rebounds per game for the champs. Signed with Kansas.