The weekend's high school basketball slate was headlined by four games pitting MaxPreps Top 25 teams.
The rematch of Washington Catholic
Athletic Conference powers between No. 5 DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) and No. 19
Paul VI (Fairfax, Va.) went down to the wire Sunday afternoon as the Stags escaped with a 109-107 overtime victory behind 28 points from Connecticut pledge Jordan Hawkins. Paul VI senior Trevor Keels had 41 points and eight assists in the losing effort. DeMatha won the first go-around last weekend
The Heartland Hoops Classic in Nebraska took center stage on Saturday night as No. 24 Millard North (Omaha, Neb.) upset No. 16 Oak Hill Academy (Mouth Of Wilson, Va.) 80-76 and No. 3 Sunrise Christian Academy (Bel Aire, Kan.) defeated No. 22 Bellevue West (Bellevue, Neb.) 75-68. No. 3 Sunrise Christian Academy also took down No. 16 Oak Hill Academy 67-56 at the event Friday night.
No. 8 Waxahachie (Texas) returned to the court for the first time since Jan. 26 on Friday night as the Indians routed DeSoto (Texas) 80-51 in their regular season finale.
No. 23 Orlando Christian Prep (Orlando, Fla.) is another team that made headlines on Friday, capturing the District 11 Class 2A championship after a a 55-31 victory over City of Life Christian Academy (Kissimmee, Fla.).
Thursday, Feb. 11
No. 14 Homestead (Fort Wayne, Ind.) vs. Fort Wayne Concordia Lutheran (Fort Wayne, Ind.)
No. 18 Christian Brothers (Memphis, Tenn.) vs. St. Benedict at Auburndale (Cordova, Tenn.)
No. 20 Grayson (Loganville, Ga.) vs. Parkview (Lilburn, Ga.)
No. 22 Bellevue West (Bellevue, Neb.) vs. Bryan (Omaha, Neb.)
No. 23 Orlando Christian Prep (Orlando, Fla.) vs. City of Life Christian Academy (Kissimmee, Fla.)
No. 24 Millard North (Omaha, Neb.) vs. Millard West (Omaha, Neb.)
Saturday, Feb. 13
Sunday, Feb. 14