McClure Named MVP In Title Win

What better way for future Blue Devil David McClure to finish his high school career than to come away with a victory in the state championship game? After all the 6-foot-6 forward hasn't lost in over 50 consecutive games. Next stop: Tobacco Road.

Trinity Catholic finished off Crosby-Waterbury with a last second lay-up to secure a second straight state championship, 69-67. The win ends the Crusaders' season at a perfect 27-0, while the Duke bound McClure finished his high school career in the best possible way.

It didn't come easy though, as the Crusaders fell behind by 16 points at 44-28 before McClure and his teammates came alive with a 17-2 spurt that earned a two point lead with under two minutes remaining in the game. While many of their opponents' fans were sitting in stunned silence, McClure said he never lost faith in his team.

"We kept our heads and kept working," said McClure. ""We knew if we lost our heads, it wouldn't do any good. We had to stay calm and wait until we got a few breaks and then we took advantage of them."

David McClure finished the game with MVP honors after logging 16 points, with 21 rebounds – eight on the offensive end. He has elected not to participate in any post season All-Star games and will enroll at Duke in the first summer session.

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