Phenom Hoop Report was able to watch the intriguing battle between Quality Education and Christ School on Monday night. Both teams have high-major talent, as Christ School was looking for their first win of the season. In the end though, QEA was too much with their size and guards, as Quality Education took home the win.
Check out the recap from each quarter, along with who stood out from the game.
First Quarter: Christ School 11 – Quality Education 7
Justice Ajogbor started out strong and energized, showing that he had some advantages down low in the post. Taj Anderson led the way for Quality Education with all seven points in the quarter, as both teams were feeling each other out and making it tough on both ends defensively.
Second Quarter: Quality Education 27 – Christ School 15
The size and length of QEA started to make an impact on Christ School defensively. Shots were tough around the basket and the Greenies couldn’t stop Anderson from scoring and getting to the line multiple times.
Third Quarter: Quality Education 41 – Christ School 27
A few outside 3-pointers started to fall for Christ School as they were eventually able to cut the lead down to single digits but QEA continued to be t0o much with their size and ability to score inside
Final: Quality Education 62 – Christ School 35
2020 Justice Ajogbor (Christ School): The big man was energized and had a great feel in the game, especially early on. He looked on early get the ball and take advantage down low in the post but it was also his step-out game that was getting it done early on surprisingly. Defensively, he was impressive on the boards as well as using his size to be disruptive around the rim, including a few impressive blocks. He was really dominating on both ends of the floor for Christ School. Stats: 12 points
2020 Taj Anderson (QEA): Anderson was the go-to scorer for QEA, especially in the first half. With the team struggling to score, Anderson stepped up and went into attack mode. With his 6’4 frame as a point guard, Christ School couldn’t stop him from finishing strong around the rim and through contact, topping it off at the free-throw line. In the end, he was absolutely unstoppable, scoring 34 of the 62 points for his team. Stats: 34 points