Posted On: 11/29/19 11:50 PM

Corinth, Mississippi – Day one of The Lighthouse Classic was filled with some of the biggest names at the high school basketball level.

College coaches and fans filled the gym at Corinth High School on Friday to watch high school basketball.

I was in attendance to watch the best talent from the state of Tennessee.

Here are the top performers from day one of the event:

Samson, Ruzhentsev, Hamilton Heights: The 6-foot-7 wing had 31 points, nine rebounds, two assists and one steal in the Hawks’ 77-59 win over Orangeville Prep.  The Hawks had solid contributions from their backcourt. Junior point guard Dominiq Penn had 13 points, five assists and one steal. Sophomore point guard Reggie Bass added six points, five assists and one steal. Hamilton Heights will play West Oaks Academy in the Lighthouse Challenge Championship game at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Ruzhentsev was named MVP of the game.

Felix Okpara, Hamilton Heights: The 6-11 big man finished with 14 points and seven rebounds against the Bears.

Kennedy Chandler, Briarcrest: The junior point guard had 35 points, four rebounds, three steals and one block in the Saints’

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