Thanksgiving is a lovely holiday weekend with family and friends. But by Friday night all the aunts, uncles, and cousins have annoyed you. So, on Saturday, why not get out of the house and take in some high school basketball action?
Below are five games that are “must see” matchups on Saturday (11/26) of Thanksgiving weekend.
Pennsbury at Episcopal Academy: EA’sis one of the most sought after 2024 prospects in the region. He is a wing who can score at all three levels. Running with McCarthy is stock rising forward and senior Swiss Amy knife TJ Lamb. Pennsbury’s lineup features rock steady combo guard . He is a highly under rated backcourt prospect who posted an impressive summer circuit playing for Rebels Basketball Academy. Tip-off is at 10:00AM.
Pope John Paul II at Quakertown: A new era in PJP basketball tips off this weekend and taking over the reins is smooth point guard Dom Demitio. He was a standout playmaker during “fall ball” action. Along with Demito, fellow juniors Chase Mondillo and Caleb Zavertnik as well as sophomorewill look to help keep the Ws rolling in at PJP. For “Q-Town” keep an eye on forward Ty Wilkin. Tip-off is at 1:00PM.
Germantown Friends at SCH Academy: SCH’s roster boasts a host of DI prospects such as(Marquette), , , and . That list is the reason the Blue Devils are the #1 “private” school team in our preseason rankings. Of course, Germantown Friends features freshman phenom , who is arguably the best Class of 2026 prospect in the state. Tip-off is at 1:00PM.
Malvern Prep at Hun School (NJ): It will be a short drive up I-95 to watch this contest, but we promise it will be worth the trip. MP’s electric comb guard(multiple DI offers) and versatile wing are one of the more talented combos in the area. Shooting guard Hayden Pegg is a prospect on the rise. Hun is an annual MPAL contender. You will want to keep an eye on their senior guard Anthony Loscalzo. Tip-off is at Noon.
Radnor at Archbishop Carroll: This contest is just a scrimmage, but if you are fortunate enough to sneak into the gym, you will get to witness two of top squads in the Philly suburbs. Radnor’s decorated Class of 2023 is led by(Princeton commit), (Rochester commit), and . That core will should push Radnor to the District 1-5A final again this season. Carroll’s lineup contains a host college prospects, including scoring combo guard , 3-point ace and small forward . “DCN” is one of the top uncommitted prospects in the state. Watch for several players from Carroll’s 2026 class to legitimate minutes. Tip-off is at 10:00AM.