Posted On: 02/8/22 5:00 AM

We look at a DMV Top-30 matchup between Bishop O’Connell and DeMatha set to take place Tuesday night. 


O’Connell won at DeMatha back in January by a final score of 72-65. 2024 Jadyn Harris Jadyn Harris 6'6" | PF Bishop O'Connell | 2024 VA was the game’s leading scorer with 22 points. DeMatha has gone 7-2 since that night, and O’Connell has gone 4-4 with wins over conference rivals Gonzaga and PVI. This game is always meaningful and this time out should be no different. 

Here are the projected lineups:

One: ( Paul Lewis Paul Lewis 6'1" | PG Bishop O'Connell | 2022 State VA ) vs. ( Rodney Rice Rodney Rice 6'4" | CG DeMatha | 2022 State #89 Nation MD ). Lewis has been consistent this year for the Knights. Rice enjoys playing at O’Connell and could be in for a big night. Both guards are solid and this should be a fun matchup. Expect 2024 Machi Chester Machi Chester 6'3" | SG Bishop O'Connell | 2024 VA to come in and defend with tenacity while making plays on the ball.  

Two: ( Del Jones Del Jones 6'3" | CG Bishop O'Connell | 2024 VA ) vs. ( Jaeden Mustaf Jaeden Mustaf 6'4" | CG Carmel Christian | 2024 NC ). This is an intriguing matchup between two of the better sophomores in the area. Jones can put the ball in the hole and Mustaf has the tools to prevent that. 

Three: ( Christian May Christian May 6'6" | SF Bishop O'Connell | 2022 State VA ) vs. ( AJ Swinton AJ Swinton 6'6" | SF Oak Hill Academy | 2024 State VA ). May has the

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