High School Challenge
The Big Apple Basketball Challenge is a basketball event to showcase the top high school public league and catholic league teams. The BAB Challenge is designed to show the supremacy of New York City’s public or catholic leagues on the basketball court. The games are played at a very high level with bragging rights at stake. The 9th Annual, 2015 BAB Challenge will feature eight of the top New York City boys’ public and catholic high school teams.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2015 @ Baruch College, NYC
Molloy (CHSAA-Queens) def. Boys and Girls (PSAL-Brooklyn), 63-57
MVP - Issac Grant (Molloy), 22pts, 8 rebs, 3 asts
Sportsmanship - Gianni Ford (Boys and Girls), 21pts
Academic Achievement - Justin Cole (Molloy), Alec Jones (Boys and Girls)
Scanlan (CHSAA-Bronx) def. Thurgood Marshall (PSAL-Manhattan), 78-63
MVP - George Pena (Scanlan), 23pts, 4 stls, 4 rebs
Sportsmanship - Jalin Suber (TMA), 13pts
Academic Achievement - Danny Dacosta (Scanlan), Shavon John (TMA)
Jefferson (PSAL-Brooklyn) def. Hayes (CHSAA-Bronx) 75-74
MVP - Shamorie Ponds (Jefferson), 26pts, 8 rebs, 3 stls
Sportsmanship - Clive Allen (Hayes), 23pts, 3 asts
Academic Achievement - Jamari Lewis (Jefferson), Ishmael Massoud (Hayes)
Iona Prep (CHSAA-New Rochelle) def. Wings (PSAL-Bronx), 78-66
MVP - Ty Jerome (Iona Prep), 14pts, 10 rebs, 8 asts, 4 stls
Sportsmanship - Kevin Saylor (Wings), 20pts, 6rebs, 2stls
Academic Achievement - Ty Jerome (Iona Prep), Mouhamaou Diawara (Wings)
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New York, NY - The 9th Annual Big Apple Basketball Challenge featured great games, along with a few players and one school adding their names into the BAB Challenge record books.
Cardinal Hayes senior guard, Clive Allen tied the free throw record set by Darryl Bryant in 2007, with 15 made foul shots. Allen made of 15 out of 16 attempts, in a 75-74 loss to Thomas Jefferson. He totaled 23 points, three assists and one steal.
Iona Prep star guard, Ty Jerome was two assists shy of finishing with the first triple-double in BAB Challenge history. He did make his mark in the record books, as his eight assists are tied for second all-time with Erving Walker (2007). The UVA bound, Jerome also had 14 points, 10 rebounds and four steals, versus Wings.
Wings Academy junior, Boubacar Kamissoko made four three-pointers versus Iona Prep, which tied him for fourth all-time. Kamissoko shout 4-for-5 from long distance and finished with 22 points and four assists.
Wings Academy broke the team three-point record set by Christ the King, who had eight three's in 2007 versus Wadleigh. On Sunday, Wings knocked down nine three-pointers versus Iona Prep (9-for-21) to establish a new mark.