Posted On: 12/3/21 5:00 AM

It felt great to be back in the gym at the Sleepy Thompson after two years. As expected, the action lived up to the hype. Here’s what we learned on the opening night. 

Defense remains Sidwell’s calling card

Freshman Jalen Rougier-Roane is already tracking among the top prospects in his class

Sidwell managed to double their lead after every quarter in their convincing win vs. Carmel. The Quakers opened it up in the third period during which they allowed just 5 points. Everyone did their part defensively, including 2023 Chali Taylor. This Sidwell team has a chance to be dynamic offensively as well. This is in part because of the introduction of 2025 Jalen Rougier-Roane and 2024 Caleb Williams Caleb Williams 6'7" | SF Sidwell Friends | 2024 State MD

Episcopal has a strong supporting cast

Introducing 2023 Buom Jock Buom Jock 6'5" | SF Mankato West | 2022 VA

The only thing we knew about this year’s Episcopal squad heading into the season was that John Loughlin John Loughlin 6'1" | CG Episcopal | 2022 State VA and Charlie Jackson Charlie Jackson 6'1" | SG Episcopal | 2022 State VA would be a big part of the team. Little did we know the

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