Zamal Nixon scored 18 points in leading #2 seeded Boy's and Girls to 85-70 win over #18 seeded Grady. On Sunday, Nixon will go against #7 seed Frederick Douglass
Zamal has visited Fairfield and Wichita State, and getting interest from Hofstra, Providence and St. Bonaventure. Nixon indicated that he will not make a decision until his high school playoffs are done.
Trumaine Johnson's Kingwood High school is the 14th ranked school in the country and recently beat the #5 ranked team in Texas, Elkins, by the score 42-35. Johnson hit a critical three-pointer and scored 7 points in the fourth quarter as Kingwood pulled away for the win.
Kingwood specializes in defense and Johnson is their leader. Trumaine held Madison sophomore point guard Tommy Mason-Griffin to 17 points in a regional semi-final. Mason-Griffin had been averaging 32.2 points in the postseason.
Johnson leads Kingwood in steals with 2.2 per game, and is one of their top three-point shooters.