In front of a standing room only crowd and several division one college coaches the St. Pius vs St. Thomas game proved to live up to the hype. Both teams came out blazing and traded early opening baskets. St. Pius seized the early momentum off a pair threes from Kenny Wells and a deep bomb from Devon Turk. St. Thomas responded with their own run sparked by Andrew Jones pair of threes.
At the end of 1st Qtr ST. Pius 21- St. Thomas HS 18.
The 2nd period both teams settled down and managed to get a few more defensive stops thus the score at halftime ST. Thomas 35-St. Pius 26.
Both teams made a few adjustments at the half and both teams traded shots but not many baskets. Trey Guidry sparked St. Pius with 9pts in the 3rd period and Chase Brogna had 8pts to end the 3rd period St. Thomas HS 42-St. Pius 41.
In the fourth quarter for ST. Pius Devon Turk had a pair of deep threes and Trey Guidry had 9pts in the final period, tried to keep ST. Pius in the hunt. ST. Thomas countered with Jeremy King getting a few put backs, Chase Brogna key baskets, and Ian Hurley icing four key free throws down the stretch to pull out the victory for ST. Thomas.
Andrew Jones 14, Chase Brogna 13, Christian Sanders 12, Jeremy King 10
*Jeremy king had 11rebs and blocked 5 shots*
Trey Guidry 18, Devon Turk 15, Kenny Wells 15