Team Rundown had a hell of a season at IS8 and it showed in the semifinals and championship game on October 22nd. Led by a stacked squad featuring UCLA Commit Brandon Williams, Rundown took down Team Killa Dawgs in the Semifinals 91-90 thanks to some critical FTs from Monsignor Scanlan guard Nasir Rodriguez. Williams led Rundown with 28 points in that game. In the Championship game against Team Long Island.
Team LI led by Leo Vlognatis came into the championship game confident after beating favorite Beacon Elite in the semis. Early on gave Rundown the fits early in the first quarter but it was Williams’s 21 first-half points that gave Rundown the sizable 40-29 lead at the half. In the second half, Team Long Island made another run to cut the deficit but Rundown was able to control the game the rest of the game-winning 69-59.
Williams who was named Championship MVP and Player of the Year finished with 27 points. CTK Sophomore guard Markell Alston scored 16 points while Junior PG Taj Bryant (Eagle Academy Brooklyn) added 13. Leo Vlognatis won sportsmanship and led Team Long Island with 13 points
2022 IS8 / Nike Fall Tip-Off All Tournament Teams
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