Boys Basketball Dominant Throughout Season

Varsity Won 51st Annual C.W. Stessman Invitational

     Ranked No. 1 in the Suburban Red division according to 810 Varsity, the boys basketball team was 20-3 as of Feb. 11.

     Varsity beat Liberty High School 51-35 to win the 51st Annual C.W. Stessman Invitational  Jan. 21.

     “That’s a win that I feel like all my teammates and coaches and the program can feel really good about,” senior Emmanuel Byrd said.

     And for the third year in a row, varsity won the William Jewell’s High School Holiday Classic –  this time against Raytown High School 62-42 Dec. 30. Senior Asa Bridges has played in all three games. 

     “Three times in a row is pretty hard for that tournament,” Bridges said. “There’s a lot of good teams in it, so it felt really good to win that.”

     Senior Brogan Donaldson said the team was motivated to win a state title this year.

     “Every single time we step on the court, we all come together, and we all do what we got to do to win the game,” senior Donaldson said.