Boys Varsity Basketball, Girls Varsity Basketball · GCA Weekly Sports Updates

The GCA boy’s basketball team brought home the Rossington’s Law Firm Thanksgiving Classic over the break. The tournament was hosted by Stall High School. The War Eagles defeated Hanahan 80-26 in the first round.  Tauris Watson led a balanced War Eagle attack with 21 point while Brandon Gardner, Chris Rhone, and Zaire Rogers all scored in double figures. GCA then went on to take down Porter Gaud 70-42. Latavian Lawrence scored 18 points. Chase Mcduffie and Tauris Watson added 12 and 10 points respectively. GCA then went on to take down Pinewood Prep in the championship game by a final score of 95-53. Tauris Watson and Latavian Lawrence were named Co-MVPs of the tournament. Chase McDuffie also made the All Tournament Team.

The Lady War Eagles also competed over the break. GCA defeated Low Country Prep 44-32. Freshman Aaliyah Lawrence lead the way with 18 points and 18 rebounds while freshman Zaniyah Huggins added 12. The War Eagles then lost a close one to St James 23-19 in OT. Aaliyah Lawrence was the leading scorer with 8 points.

The War Eagles begin regular season action this week. The boys take on PAC on Thursday December 5. The JV begins at 5 with the varsity playing at 6:30. The games will be held at Gray Collegiate. The Varsity Girls play at Lakewood Thursday December 5 at 6:30. They will then take on North Augusta in the Dorman Invitational starting on December 6 at 8:00.

Good luck to both teams this week and Go War Eagles.