Saturday, December 31, 2016

Governor's Challenge Tournament 2016

This year the Governor's Challenge Tournament for the Bears took place Dec. 27-28. The first game was located at Wicomico High School and the second game was located at the Wicomico Civic Center. We were scheduled to play our first game against Potomac High School. However, their team did not attend. The day of the game, Indian Creek Academy stepped in to play. FINAL: OHS 60- ICA 31

In the second day of the tournament the Bears played at the Civic Center against North Caroline. During the 1st quarter the Bears traded baskets at the begin, but then hit 3 unanswered baskets to take the lead at the end of the 1st. (17-11) During the 2nd quarter the Bears stepped up their game defensively and limited NC to 2 baskets. Offensively, the Bears played hard and scored 20 points in the 2nd. Oakdale worked together and played tough, adding two dunks, 8 steals, 20 assists, 3 blocks, and out rebounding NC 43 to 26. It was the first time the Oakdale Bears had won their bracket at the Governor's Challenge. Sean Jodrie was named Most Outstanding Player (MOP) for our tournament bracket. FINAL: OHS 79- NC 38