Posted On: 03/13/21 12:15 AM

As the season winds down for all the non CPS schools. Former Fenwick/New Trier coach Rick Malnati assembled eight of the better teams available from the Chicago area for a two day tournament. On Friday all eight teams played at St. Patrick’s High School to kick the event off. Here is a recap of the games in Parham Perspective: Chipotle Classic Quarterfinals!

 

(1) Simeon vs (8) St. Pat’s 

The first game of the event was only close during the opening inbound play.  As the host school turned the ball over which led to an Isiah Barnes dunk and after that Simeon went on an 8 - 0 run before Pat’s scored a point. The Simeon guards Avyion Morris Avyion Morris 5'7" | PG Simeon | 2022 State IL and Jaylen Drane Jaylen Drane 6'2" | PG Simeon | 2022 State #112 Nation IL sliced and diced the Shamrocks 1-3-1 zone defense easily finding teammates on the perimeter and their big men inside. Both Dylan Ingram Dylan Ingram 6'6" | PF Simeon | 2021 State IL and Phillip Holmes Phillip Holmes 6'7" | C Simeon | 2021 State IL did damage around the bucket cleaning up missed shots and finding soft spots for easy layups. The Wolverines won the game by double digits 57 - 38 and the first spot in the semifinals tomorrow. 

 

Player of the Game

Isaiah Barnes Isaiah Barnes 6'5" | SG Simeon | 2021 State #139 Nation IL (Michigan

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