Posted On: 12/1/20 9:50 AM

I had the luxury of attending both days of the annual Jackie Simmons Thanksgiving Classic at Andrew Jackson High in Jacksonville. This event featured a total of 8 games total over a course of two days. It featured some really good matchups along with some high level talent as well. I’ll focus on Day 1 of the event in this post. 

Here are the scores from Day 1:

Mainland 64, Ed White 49

Glynn Academy 75, Ribault 58

Paxon 65, Oakleaf 43

Jackson 67, North Florida Educational Institute (NFEI) 53

Notable Standouts for Day 1.

Quinnton JacksonQuinntonJackson5'9" | CGPaxon | 2021StateFL I 5-10 G I Paxon

The 2021 guard showed poise all weekend long and I was highly impressed with his high IQ, leadership and ability to knock down the tough shot. He is the engine to the car at Paxon. He is a legit combo guard. He may stand 5-10 but it doesn’t matter. This young man a tough defender, physically fit for his size and is highly skilled offensively. The team collectively gave Oakleaf problems in the second half with their constant pressure but he really stood out to me. Constantly communicating in the huddle as well as on the

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