Posted On: 02/10/21 10:00 PM

Wednesday night we took in the much anticipated debut of the St. Rita freshman.  Three of them started, but in the end the veterans decided the game as St. Rita won a tight contest over Providence Catholic 57-53.  We examine what we saw in our 5 Takeaways: St. Rita vs Providence Catholic!

 

St. Rita Freshman Debuts

The big story of this game was the arrival of the highly touted quartet of freshman for St. Rita in James Brown, Morez Johnson, Jaedin Reyna, and Joshua Pickett.  The first three started.  James Brown is a 6’8” thick bodied five that is physically impressive with how well he moves for his size.  He had an impressive finish in the high/low sealing off for a bucket.  Was also fouled on a pick/roll.  Had a couple rebounds.  Struggled defending inside in his first high school game as the Providence crafty post took it at him.  He had 3 points.  The other stud 2024 Morez Johnson had the play of the game on an absolutely explosive dunk that if the gym was full would have brought the house down.  Power forward works well in the high/low as a passer.  Neither of the big men played

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