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Chick-fil-A roundup: Charlotte Christian to face Christ School

Lexington Catholic #35 Tanner Peurach puts up a shot in the key against Irmo on Monday during the 8th Annual Chick-fil-A Classic at Richland Northeast High.
Lexington Catholic #35 Tanner Peurach puts up a shot in the key against Irmo on Monday during the 8th Annual Chick-fil-A Classic at Richland Northeast High.

Charlotte Christian knocked off Fairfield Central, 60-49, in the Chick-fil-A Classic on Monday afternoon.

The victory moves the Knights into the championship game of the Classic II bracket.

Fairfield Central (7-3) kept things close early and trailed by six at the half. But behind the play of South Carolina commitment Anthony Gill, the Knights stretched the lead to as many as 20 points in the second half.

Gill finished with 15 points and 15 rebounds to lead Charlotte Christian (9-1).

Mikel Trapp led three Fairfield Central players in double figures.

FC: Marquis Robinson 10, Mikel Trapp 12, Anthony Craig 10, Crumpton 2, McKinstry 4, Sampson 9, Bouknight 2. CC: Mitchell 8, Hargett 4, Anthony Gill 15, Walker 3, Maharajh 6, Watkins 6, Harris 4, Robinson 2, Smith 5, Potocnik 6, Hall 1.

Christ School 85, Dreher 55

Christ School (N.C.) will play for its third consecutive bracket championship tonight, following an easy victory against Dreher in Monday night's final game.

Dreher (11-2) built a quick 10-point lead on the Greenies, only to see the nation's No. 21 team turn that around to lead 35-23 at halftime.

Guard Tony Kimbro led Christ School (13-1) with 16 points and 10 rebounds. South Carolina recruit Eric Smith had 12 points.

Guard Chris Brown made six 3-pointers and scored a game-high 28 points for the Blue Devils.

C: Plumlee 5, Eric Smith 12, McMillian 0, Kimbro 16, Koch 8, Lopez 4, Hudak 0, Trevonte Dixon 14, Troutman 6, Edwards 5, Troutman 6, Demarcus Harrison 15. D: Wells 2, Boyd 4, Halback 2, Dawkins 8, Chris Brown 28, Pierce 3, Whitehead 6, Harris 5.

Lexington Catholic 65, Irmo 50

The Yellow Jackets got off to a slow start they could not overcome.

The Knights of Lexington Catholic (7-1) were playing in their first game because they missed Saturday's opener due to the weather. They led 35-19 at the half and were never challenged in the second half.

Tanner Peurach led the way with 18 points. Scott Schuette added 14 as the Knights shot 51 percent. Josh Clinkscales paced Irmo (5-3) with 15 points.

I: Roper 9, Je. Clinkscales 9, Ranly 5, Josh Clinkscales 15, Frazier 7, Rogers 5. LC: J. Beckham 8, Tanner Peurach 18, S. Beckham 9, Martin 7, Scott Schuette 14, Woomer 3, Porter 2, Conrad 4.

Norfolk Christian 54, Keenan 31

James McAdoo showed why he is rated as a top five prospect in the junior class. The 6-8 North Carolina commitment scored 26 points as the Raiders (4-5) did not have an answer from the outset.

McAdoo added 12 rebounds, five steals and five blocks in 22 minutes of action. The Ambassadors (3-2) led 26-8 at the half.

K: Spencer 2, Washington 4, Curenton 9, Reed 2, Rowe 4, Goodwin 4, Morgan 2, George 4. NC: James McAdoo 26, Dawkins 4, Moore 9, Silver 4, Murray 7, Nixon 4.

Trinity Christian 62, Ridge View 55

Damien Steadman scored 20 points for the Crusaders against the short-handed Blazers.

Ridge View was playing without Michael Green and Jared Johnson because of discipline reasons. They fell behind 32-25 at the half. Jamar Gillespie and Jamaal Brantley each scored 10 points for the Blazers.

Damontre Harris, a South Carolina signee, came off the bench and scored 10 points with six rebounds and four blocks in 26 minutes.

RV: Jamaal Brantley 10, Edmonds 2, Moore 6, Lee 9, Portee 8, Taylor 6, Jenkins 2, Jamar Gillespie 10, Rembert 2. TC: Crawford 8, Lindsay 2, Johnson 1, Owens 7, L. McLean 1, Damien Steadman 20, Eastmon 1, Thorne 5, T. McLean 7, Damontre Harris 10

Westlake 50, Vance 44

Sparked by Ali Nkosi and Jeff Newberry, the Lions used an 11-2 run in the second half to overcome a halftime deficit. Nkosi scored five points during the run and Newberry added four.

Westlake (10-0) shot 58.8 percent while the Cougars were 22 percent, including 0-7 from the 3-point line in the second half.

Marcus Thornton, a Clemson signee, led the way for the Lions with 15 points and nine rebounds.

V: Robinson 2, Durante 5, Braxton Ogbueze 18, Rankin 9, Farmer 2, Lusha 2, Bullock 2, Springs 4. W: Marcus Thornton 15, Nkosi 9, Johnson 4, Harris 6, Brown 1, Newberry 4, Reese 2, Jacobs 9.

Taft 67, Lower Richland 58

The Senators knocked the Diamonds into the seventh place game in the Classic I bracket against Irmo. The two local teams will play at 10:30 this morning.

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