Posted On: 02/22/19 11:00 AM

ALEXANDRIA, VA -- Bishop Ireton advanced to the WCAC Quarterfinals after a 60-47 win at home over St. Mary's Ryken. Below is a rundown of three things I liked from this contest. 


James Berry
James Berry is playing his best ball of the season right now

With their senior leader Ethan Lynch dealing with foul trouble, Ireton's younger players stepped up. Juniors James Berry and Sese Mobutu along with sophomores Ariel Goddot and Sage Uwemedimo each showed promise throughout the game. At 6-foot-4, Berry made an impact with his willingness to rebound in traffic, but also with his shooting ability. Berry knocked down a spot up 3, a catch and shoot 3, and a smooth mid range pull up jumper. Mobutu filled the lanes correctly and showed that he could finish through contact, but also recorded deflections, steals, and blocks with high activity level on defense. Later in the game, Mobutu showcased his trademark pull-up jumper. Goddot was a strong inside presence for the Cardinals. He played with a high motor, was an alert help defender, rebounded and demonstrated good court vision. Uwemedimo, a 6-foot-5 wing,

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