Posted On: 02/10/19 3:21 AM
Fort Lauderdale Dillard and Pompano Beach Blanche Ely met for the fifth time in a BCAA Big 8 final on Saturday night before a packed house at Fort Lauderdale High.
Dillard took a 3-1 record vs. Ely in Big 8 championship games into the contest but it would be defending FHSAA Class 8A state champion Ely that came out on top of this one, 67-64. Ely has won 11 consecutive games heading into the postseason.
Here are 5 Takeaways from the game.
Scott named MVP
Ely 6-5 senior Joshua Scott gave the Tigers the lead for good, 63-61, with two free throws with 37.2 seconds remaining. Scott scored seven of Ely’s final nine points to keep Dillard at bay. He nailed a 3-pointer with 1:30 left and then we