Posted On: 09/24/21 2:01 PM

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Last weekend’s Ron Massey Memorial Fall Hoops Classic brought together many of Southern California’s top high school basketball programs, in addition to two of the best teams Nevada has to offer in Bishop Gorman and Liberty. The event featured a "Challenge of Champions" bracket which ran Saturday and Sunday and individual showcase games which took place on Saturday only. Bishop Gorman defeated Mater Dei in the Challenge of Champions title game. Below are our five takeaways from the event.

Bishop Gorman looks poised for another state title

The Gaels cruised to the Ron Massey FHC Challenge of Champions title behind a disciplined and well-balanced attack that will give in-state teams problems in the upcoming season. Gorman has a duo of talented young guards in Jase Richardson Jase Richardson 6'2" | PG Bishop Gorman | 2024 State NV and John Mobley, Jr. and solid wing and front court pieces in Darrion Williams Darrion Williams 6'6" | SF Bishop Gorman | 2022 State NV , Ryan Abelman Ryan Abelman 6'4" | SG Bishop Gorman | 2022 State NV and James Freeman James Freeman 6'4" | SF Capital Christian | 2022 NV . Richardson, the son of former NBA player Jason Richardson, is a smooth left-handed combo guard who is great at slashing his way to the rim for easy paint buckets. The sophomore showcased his high basketball IQ and really did a nice job of

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