Christian Faith Academy Elite Wins 3rd Place

Christian Faith Academy Elite defeated Henry Sibley 78-74 in overtime to capture the third place game of the Best Buy Holiday Classic.

Henry Sibley led 35-30 at halftime and held the ball for the last 1:24 to go, but were unable to score, forcing overtime with the score tied at 59-59.

Christian Faith Academy Elite jumped out with a three-pointer from 6-foot-6 eighth grader Andrew Wiggins and foul trouble sealed the Warriors' doom, despite a standout performance from Sibley guard Jordan Jackson.

Wiggins led Christian Faith Academy Elite with 22 points. Byron Rhymes, a 5-foot-11 American senior point guard, had 17 points and 6-foot-9 junior Braeden Anderson added 13.

Jordan Jackson led all scorers with 30 points. Seven-foot center Jake Kreuser had 13 points before fouling out and sophomore Dante Grant added eleven. Mike Rostampour chipped in with ten points, despite fouling out.

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