City of Palms: Day One Checklist

<b>FORT MYERS, Fla. –</b> Opening night at the City of Palms saw Westchester win a in route and Miami Senior spring an upset. Meanwhile, Glen Davis turned in the top senior performance of the evening.

SCOREBOARD
Parker 74, IMG Academy 58
Miami Senior 65, Wilcox Central 58
University 67, Fort Myers 42
Westchester 81, Naples 30

2004 Checklist

Glen Davis, C, University: The big fella was able to get into conservation mode fairly early in this one as the Cubs won it handily. He chipped in 26 points and 11 rebounds. Nothing out of the ordinary but Larry Bird chuckled when he brought it up the court and those in the stands seeing him for the first time marveled at his size. "Big Baby" took it all in stride, smiled and punched the clock for the win, setting up the matchup against Marvin Williams.

Mike Williams, PF, Wilcox Central: He had 22 points and 9 rebounds but Miami Senior recorded the upset win. Williams struggled with his jumper in this one going 8-for-19 in the game. To his credit he had just two rebounds at the break and nearly got double-digits in the second half.

Jerome Johnson, PF, IMG: The unsigned senior had 8 points and 11 rebounds but he didn't get to play the whole game as early foul trouble doomed him in the end. He can really help when he's on the glass getting things done. He was aggressive offensively in the first half.

Gabriel Pruitt, G, Westchester: The Comets came out with a purpose against Naples and after one quarter led 30-5. Pruitt led all scorers with a game-high 17 points and helped turn this one into a sleeper early.

Walter Sharpe, PF, Parker: He finished with 25 points (6-15 FG) and 9 rebounds. His numbers could have been gaudier but he left a number of "bunnies" on the rim. As a high-major guy he could stand to get stronger and finish better.

Robinson Louisme, C, Fort Myers: Though the numbers didn't tilt his way, Louisme actually did some nice things against Big Baby but he just wasn't consistent enough. In the end, he blocked a few of Davis' shots and even scored off a few post moves around the man mountain. Though his team lost and Davis hung a big number on them, there were positives to build on for the Tulane-bound big man.


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