Oak Ridge Military Academy defeated De Lasalle of Chicago by the score of 60-42
in the semi-finals of the Bass Pro Shops Tournament of Champions in Springfield,
Missouri. Chris Jones led the Cadets with 27 points while Michael Neal
hit 3 three point shots and tallied nine points. Michael Obacha held Illinois
signee, Mike Shaw, to just 4 points while tallying 8 rebounds for himself.
Jacob Lawson had 8 points, 7 rebounds and 3 blocks before incurring an injury to
his achilles tendon in the 4th quarter. The extent of his injury has not been
determined but he will not play in the championship game tonight at 7:30 PM
against Douglass HS from Oklahoma City, OK. This game will be televised by CBS
Sports nationally and will be aired on Monday, January 17th.
Oak Ridge 3 17 22 18 60
De Lasalle 14 6 8 14 42
Oak Ridge Military (21-2): Chris Jones 27, Michael Neal 9, Jacob Lawson 8, Theo
Pinson 7, Michael Obacha 3, Ryan King 2, Carlos Rankins 2, Badara Diagne 2
De Lasalle (13-2): Dre Henley 19, Alvin Ellis 13, Mike Shaw 4, Alex Foster 2,
Jaylon Tate 2, Marcus White 2