B.J. Koubaroulis counts down the Top Plays from Week 9
Watch to find out which plays cracked the Top 10 and to see who earned the top spot. (Video by Nick Plum for Synthesis/Koubaroulis LLC / The Washington Post)
February 6th, 2016, 12:00 p.m. –High school basketball is just getting started here in the Washington, D.C. region. Week 9 saw a slew of fantastic plays, including great passes, big dunks and game-winners.
Here are the Top plays from the weekend:
No. 10: Champe’s Dom Fragala continues to pour in the points, this time going for 49 against the Cougars including 20-20 from the free-throw line and 5 three-pointers as the Knights went on to win 83-67.
No. 9: St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes forward Charles Thompson gets the pass and throws down a monster tomahawk slam over a defender that set the tone in 65-53 win over Episcopal!
No. 8: Wilson guard Ayinde Hikim lobs up a beautiful alley oop pass to teammate Ricardo Lindo, who slams it down for a big dunk in the third quarter of the Tigers’ 67-63 win over H.D. Woodson on Friday.
No. 7: Wise Darron Barnes drives to the rim and shows no regard for the Flowers’ defender, posterizing him with the jam in the 81-71 win for the Pumas!
No. 6: St. Andrew’s forward and Louisiana Tech Commit Anthony Duruji is at it again, this time getting a rebound and flushing it back home with authority! The Lions took down the Huskies 74-59.
No. 5: With Marshall down 1 late in the 4th, junior Rachel McFaul finds Kylie Hardin who drills the game-winning jumper to beat Edison!
No. 4: With the game tied and less than a minute left, Bullis forward Raffy Baumgardner blocks a shot that ignites the fast break and Vado Morse finds Kyrie Walker for the alley-oop and the lead. Then, after Landon briefly took the lead, Morse nails an open jumper that put Bullis in front for good as the Bulldogs beat the Bears 68-65.
No. 3: With the Forest Park trailing by 3 late in the 4th, guard Austin Judy gets the inbound, turns around, and then nails a three-pointer at the buzzer to send the game into overtime! Judy would go on to score all of Forest Park’s points in overtime to give the Bruins a 58-56 win over Woodbridge!
No. 2: With Oakton trailing Chantilly by three and less than a second left in Overtime, Paul Campo shows off his quarterback skills by throwing a full-court pass to Charlie Smith. Smith catches the pass and immediately shoots it, knocking down the desperation shot as the buzzer sounds to send the game into double-overtime! The Cougars went on to beat the Chargers 64-56.
No. 1: With Gwynn Park down one, they work the ball up court against the full court press and get it to Justin Faison who gets double teamed and kicks it out to Jaden Stonework who then gets it back to Faison who takes the deep three and drains it at the buzzer, sending the crowd into a frenzy as the Yellow Jackets beat Central 59-57.