Quincy Shootout: Principia, Wasatch Academy bookend Saturday slate with victories


Winchester West Central's Zack Evans, center, gets his path to the basket cut off by Principia's Wyatt Slay, left, and Ron Henry during Saturday's game in the Quincy Shootout in Blue Devil Gym. | Matt Schuckman photo

QUINCY — Here is a look at what transpired Saturday during the sixth Quincy Shootout at Blue Devil Gym:

Principia 74, Winchester West Central 49

An 11-point lead at halftime ballooned as the Panthers imposed their will in the paint and in transition. Principia shot 44.9 percent from the floor and held a 43-29 edge in rebounding, collecting 17 offensive rebounds. The Panthers also forced 18 turnovers. 

Quentin Coleman led Principia with 16 points and 12 rebounds, while Jaedyn Jones added 14 points. Chance Little led the Cougars with 18 points and seven rebounds, while Zack Evans had 13 points and six rebounds.

Chicago Curie’s Derrick Dowdell throws down a dunk during the second of the Condors’ victory over Father Tolton. | Matt Schuckman phioto

Chicago Curie 58, Father Tolton 55

After going 8 of 28 from the field in the first half, Curie shot 53 percent in the second half and rallied to grab the victory. Mason Minor led the Condors with 16 points, while Carlos Harris III scored 12 points and Taevion Collier grabbed 12 rebounds. Zay Wilson led the Trailblazers with 17 points, while Javar Galbreath had 14 points and 10 rebounds.

Millard North’s Elijah Gaeth slips a pass through a tight window into the post during the Mustangs’ victory over Chaminade. | Matt Schuckman photo

Millard North 63, Chaminade 50

The Mustangs outscored the Red Devils 17-8 in the second quarter to take control. Elijah Gaeth led Millard North with 19 points, six rebounds and four assists, while Derek Rollins added 16 points. Chaminade, which shot just 36.7 percent from the field, was led by Collin Perry with 16 points.

The iSchool of Lewisville’s Trent Lintz, left, looks to make a move against Chicago Simeon during Saturday’s game at Blue Devil Gym. | Matt Schuckman

iSchool of Lewisville 68, Chicago Simeon 55

The Cougars’ backcourt of Jaylen Jawal and Kal-El McNeilly controlled the game, combining for 35 points, 10 rebounds and six assists. Jawal finished with 21 points and six boards to earn game MVP. Lorenzo Shields led Simeon with 21 points, while Rashad McKinnie had 18 points.

Peoria Richwoods’ Lathan Sommerville puts up a shot during Saturday’s game against Lee’s Summit West. | Matt Schuckman photo

Peoria Richwoods 61, Lee’s Summit West 58

Lathan Sommerville, the 6-foot-9 forward bound for Rutgers, proved to be an imposing figure, scoring 27 points, grabbing 10 rebounds and blocking three shots for the Knights. That effort included going 2 of 3 from 3-point range. Chaz Watson led the Titans with 25 points, while freshman Cameron Barnes finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds.

Link Academy’s James Brown jumps center against The Burlington School’s Ty Outlaw at the start of Saturday’s game. | Matt Schuckman photo

Link Academy 80, The Burlington School 52

The Lions’ tenacious defense limited the Spartans to 28-percent shooting from 3-point range. Link’s Jasper Johnson went 5 pf 5 from 3-point range and scored 24 points, while James Brown had 10 points and eight rebounds. Josh Randolph led the Burlington School with 15 points.

Vashon’s Andre Aaron Jr., left, attempts a shot as Oak Cliff Faith Family’s Dryan Okwuchekwa challenges during the Quincy Shootout matchup. | David Adam photo

Oak Cliff Faith Family 56, Vashon 44

The Wolverines, the No. 1-ranked team in Missouri Class 4, shot just 30 percent from the field in the second half. Doryan Okwuchekwa led the Eagles with 23 points, 10 rebounds, two blocked shots and two assists, while Isaac Williams had 13 points. Nassir Binion led Vashon with 16 points.

Wasatch Academy’s John Mobley Jr., left, gets pressured by Huntington Prep’s Micah Tucker during the final game of the Quincy Shootout. | Matt Schuckman photo

Wasatch Academy 87, Huntington Prep 80

The Tigers’ ability to handle the ball gave them the edge. They finished with 20 assists against just seven turnovers as John Mobley Jr. had 32 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists. Fischer Brown added 28 points for Wasatch Academy, going 6 of 12 from 3-point range. Ma Hagedorn went 6 of 12 from 3-point for Huntington Prep and finished with 24 points.

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