Pope, Walton Win; Wheeler Loses

The Greyhounds and Raiders have one more game today in their holiday tournaments, but the Wildcats are done in North Carolina.

The advanced to tonight’s championship game of the Holiday Classic with a 67-37 win over Washington High on Thursday in Smyrna.

boys basketball team, in the Winged Foot Scholarship Foundation Gulfshore Shootout in Naples, FL, advanced to this afternoon’s fifth-place game with a 78-56 win over Naples High, the Naples Daily News reported.

But there will be not game today for , which was eliminated from the HighSchoolOT.com Holiday Invitational in Raleigh, NC, with a 70-63 loss to Strake Jesuit of Houston.

The Wildcats trailed by 18 at halftime but clawed back within two points in the fourth quarter before losing.

, Wheeler had four players in double figures: Elijah Staley with 19, Kejuan Johnson with 14, Austin Smoak with 12 and Chuck Mitchell with 10.

You can watch the postgame interviews and game highlights at HighSchoolOT.com.

We don’t have any information on Pope’s semifinal win at the Campbell tournament, but the Greyhounds will play for the title tonight at 8:30 against Forest Park, which beat the host Spartans, 61-57, in Thursday’s semifinals.

The Walton Raiders are scheduled to play for fifth place in the Gulfshore Shootout against Buchholz of Gainesville, FL, at 2:15 p.m. today.

The Raiders earned that spot with Thursday’s win over Naples.

Sean Morgan led the Raiders with 28 points, and Rico Overall and John Warrick added 11 points each, the Naples Daily News reported.


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