Upward Stars 3SSB 16u 77 – Palmetto City Hurricanes 56

It was a battle that everyone was looking for but it was the Upward Stars 3SSB 16u that made a statement quickly in this one vs. the Palmetto City Hurricanes. Loaded with talent at all positions, Upward Stars jumped out quickly to a double-digit lead in the first half led by the play of Isaiah Howell, Emanual Richards, and Julian Phillips. They continued to put the pressure on Palmetto, getting easy transition baskets. Olyn Knox did all he could to keep the game in striking distance but there was just too much, as it turned into a running clock in the second half and a win for Upward Stars.

Top Scorers:
Upward Stars 3SSB 16u:
Julian Phillips 15 points
Jordan Simpson 15 points
Isaiah Howell 12 points
Emanuel Richards 12 points

Palmetto City Hurricanes:
Olyn Knox 14 points
Chrisean Oree 11 points
Jazian Gortman 8 points