St. Mary/Christ Our King win basketball tourney
CHARLESTON—March Madness came early as basketball teams around the state competed in the Diocese of Charleston’s 45th annual Youth Basketball Tournament.
Hosted by Summerville Catholic, a total of 14 schools/parishes participated in the competition: St. Mary Help of Christians, Aiken; St. Mary, Our Lady of the Rosary, and St. Mary Magdalene, Greenville; Charleston Catholic, Blessed Sacrament and St. Joseph, Charleston; Christ Our King-Stella Maris, Mount Pleasant; St. Francis, Hilton Head; St. Michael, Murrells Inlet; St. Andrew, Myrtle Beach; Nativity, James Island; St. Gregory the Great, Bluffton; and Summerville Catholic.
The championship winners are:
Senior boys: St. Mary edged out Blessed Sacrament, 28-24.
Senior girls: St. Mary beat Christ Our King-Haring, 32-18.
Junior boys: Christ Our King-Hollister topped Christ Our King-Womble, 44-30.
Junior girls: St. Mary knocked out Christ Our King-White, 31-7.