The Phenom Hoop Report looks at high-scoring Kennedy Charter visiting the #1 Oak Hill Warriors from back over the Weekend:Senior Night at Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

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Oak Hill entertained upstart Kennedy Charter Prep School on Friday night
which was senior night for the Warriors. Kennedy Charter entered the contest
with an impressive 20-2 record and had been averaging 93 PPG while only
allowing 54 PPG. On the other hand, Oak Hill entered the contest with a 42-0
record and looked to close out senior out with a bang and they did exactly
that. Oak Hill won 119-72 in an intense and aggressive game by both teams.
Oak Hill led 22-15 at the first quarter and stretched their lead to 21 at
halftime and led 53-32, however the overall depth and size was simply too
much for the visitors as Oak Hill outscored Kennedy Charter 66-40 in the
second half.

While Kennedy Charter had the reputation of the more “up tempo” team with
its full court pressing defense and fast transition offense, it was Oak Hill
that relished the opportunity for the track meet at Turner Gymnasium. Oak
Hill’s transition game was clicking on all cylinders and five players got
into double digit scoring. Leading the way for Oak Hill was D’Vauntes
Smith-Rivera with 41 points. Smith-Rivera went 11-18 from the floor (6-11
from the 3 point line) and also knocked in 13-15 free throws. When
Smith-Rivera wasn’t knocking down 3 pointers, he was using his strength and
size to draw fouls on his aggressive drives to the rim. Tyler Lewis enjoyed
another efficient and effective game at the PG position. Lewis tallied 12
points going 4-7 from the floor (1-3 from the 3 point line) and 3-4 from the
free throw line. In addition, he dished out 15 assists as this up-tempo game
was tailored made for the senior PG. Jordan Adams chipped in 14 points going
6-20 from the floor (1-9 from the 3 point line) and only 1-3 from the free
throw line. Adams also collected 10 rebounds, had 5 steals and even had 6
assists. While his shot was off on Friday night, we made up for it in other
areas which have been a reoccurring theme this season. Damien “Dr. Dunk”
Wilson finished with 16 points going 6-8 from the floor and 4-6 from the
free throw line. RJ “Microwave” Curington came off the bench and produced 12
points going 4-9 from the floor (2-4 from the 3 point line) and 2-4 from the
free throw line. Darion Clark finished with 9 points going 4-4 from the
floor with 3 of them being monster dunks. AJ Hammons finished with 6 points,
but also collected 10 rebounds and blocked 8 shots.

Kennedy Charter was led by 2013 6’5 super athletic WG Donte Clark with 20
points while 6’6 junior WF JaVonte Douglas chipped in 14 points. 6’5 BJ
Gladden and 6’3 Che Bob scored 13 and 10 points respectively.

For the game, Oak Hill shot 40-79 from the field for 50.6% while connecting
10-28 3 pointers for 35.7%. The Warriors also shot 29-43 free throws for
67.4%, but the most glaring statistic is the Warriors had 28 team assists
while only committing 7 turnovers for the game. Unfortunately, for Kennedy
Charter they get a lot of points off their pressure defense and forcing
turnovers that allows them to get into their full octane transition game and
that was certainly not the case Friday night. Oak Hill now moves to 43-0
for the season and will host Body of Christ Tuesday night for their home
finale become traveling to China on March 5th to open up a nine game
international schedule. Kennedy Charter drops to 20-3 but the future looks
bright for Head Coach Ed Addie and Kennedy Charter.

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