In Huntington Prep’s final game of the season, seniors Miles Bridges (Michigan State), Curtis Jones (Indiana), Micah Thomas, Luka Petrovic and Ivan Gandia put on a show and led their team to a 116-59 victory over Deeper Life Academy (Washington, North Carolina).
During yet another fast-break possession for the Wildcats of Evelyn Mack Academy (Charlotte, North Carolina), senior Huntington Prep guard Luka Petrovic hustled mightily to block the opposing guards shot attempt. However, the block didn’t reset the possession. Instead, the ball softly fell into the palms of an Evelyn Mack forward for an easy lay-up; something that was all too common for the Wildcats.
It just wasn’t meant to be.
Down 23-20 after the 1st quarter to Lynchburg, Virginia team Genesis Academy, Huntington Prep erupted afterward to win their 27th game of the 2015-2016 season (27-9) 100-82.
*This section consists of two stories. Stats separate the games played at the Invitational (28th and 30th of Jan.)*
January 28th vs Atlantic Shores (VA). Win 82-65.
At 1:06 in the first quarter, senior Curtis Jones maybe had one of the easiest assists of his young basketball career.
January 17, 2016
“Good try bro,” Miles Bridges said.
This was in response to the opposing big man that jawed some insults at the McDonald’s All-American on four occasions in a win for Huntington Prep (20-7). One of these instances induced a couple players and a referee to step between the two.
January 13th, 2016
As senior point guard and future Hoosier Curtis Jones drove up the court at the beginning of the second half, he looked far to his left in anticipation for a play call from head coach Arkell Bruce. Bruce simply waved his palm outward; a clearing motion.
*Full stats at the bottom of article*
With a 42-37 score and eight seconds left in the second quarter, the Titans of the New Faith Christian Academy (GA) would’ve been only the third team of the year to match Huntington Prep’s point total in a quarter.