The annual MLK Classic was held this past Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Start High School in Toledo. As usual, multiple talented teams from the city and neighboring cities participated in what was once again a successful event. Below are results from Monday’s lineup of games:
*Hazel Park (MI) defeated the host Start 76-68 in the nightcap. Junior guard Carl Bow Jr. finished with 19 points for Hazel Park. He currently holds an offer from St. Peters and has other D1 interest, including from Central Michigan who had an assistant coach in the gym to watch him.
*Cleveland Benedictine defeated Scott 74-49. Marlon Moore and Chris Jefferson led the Benedictine charge, Jefferson finishing with a team high 14 points. Mikey Mitchell led Scott with an impressive 20 point performance.
*Waite defeated Perrysburg 51-47 in the first game of the afternoon in a physical back and forth contest. Mohammed Elmajzoub led Waite with 15 points, followed by Carl Banks with 9 points in the hard fought victory.