Video: Cade Cunningham highlights
See top prospect in action at City of Palms Classic.
The Broughton High School gym was rocking all weekend as another capacity crowd provided the top five showdown with one of the most electric atmospheres high school basketball has to offer.
While Tar Heel State programs competed at a high level against national competition throughout the tournament, the Eagles were not challenged, outscoring their opponents by 39.3 points per contest in three blowout wins.
Montverde Academy's trio of 5-star seniors showed out in the title game as Oklahoma State pledge Cade Cunningham
led the way for the Eagles finishing with 22 points, eight rebounds and four assists. Florida State-bound Scottie Barnes
chipped in 12 points, 10 rebounds and four assists and North Carolina signee Day'Ron Sharpe
had 16 points, seven rebounds and three blocks.
For the Celtics, No. 1 Class of 2021 prospect Jonathan Kuminga
led the way with 19 points and five rebounds in the blowout loss.
Montverde Academy (13-0) notched its fourth win over a ranked opponent this season. Up next is the National Hoopfest in Memphis next week. The Eagles face Olive Branch and Wooddale on Jan. 3 and Jan. 4, respectively.
After a challenging week at the John Wall Invitational, things won't get any easier for Patrick School (5-1) as it travels to Minnesota to take on No. 2 Sierra Canyon in a nationally televised showdown Jan. 3.