KATHLEEN SHOOTOUT, DAY 1
The Pendleton School 76, Lake Wales HS 70; Kathleen HS 70, Oak Ridge HS 43
Chris Richard of Kathleen dominated the smaller Orlando school, leading his winning team with 19 points and 5 rebounds.
Backcourt duo Taurean Green and Ohio native Danny Morrisey shot the lights out while New York transplant Jermaine Bell dunked and blocked everything near the basket. Green led the way with 29 points and 7 assists.The 6-11 Bell scored 24 with 6 crowd-pleasing dunks. Sharp-shooting Morrisey knocked down 21 with 4 3's from NBA range.
Rising junior Derrick Simmons WG Lake Wales scored 20 points and added 8 rebounds for the losing Highlanders.
The Pendleton staff says that Bell has adjusted well to the recent move to Florida. He still very involved with St John's as for a college destination, but Cinncinati, Florida and a few others are there as well.