Notre Dame Prep: Snakes in the grass
- Notre Dame Prep went 1-1 on the weekend, falling to Hargrave Military Academy on Friday by a score of 115-91 before earning a 113-103 track-meet win over New Hope Academy (MD) on Saturday. In Friday's defeat, Myles Davis led the scoring by following up his 34 point performance against Brewster Academy the previous Saturday with a 26 point effort against Hargrave in which he shot 10-16 from the floor and 6-12 from deep. Also hitting double-figures in this one were Adonis Filer with 14, Sam Cassell Jr with 12, and Mandell Thomas also with 12...In their victory on Saturday, Myles Davis passed the torch to Cassell Jr, who accepted it right away to explode for 30 points (12-17 FG) with 5 treys and 5 rebounds. Meanwhile, Filer and Davis each had 23, with Filer shooting 7-9 from the floor with 2 treys and Davis shooting 8-13 with 3 treys. The three-headed backcourt monster of Cassell Jr, Filer, and Davis combined for 73 points on 27-39 (87%) shooting in this one...Also coming in off the bench and taking some shifts in the back-court were native-New Englanders Roger Paul and Jamie Holder, two talented guards who provide depth to the Notre Dame stable of guards...With this potent back-court already in place, Notre Dame Prep is poised for a big-time winter run with the pending arrival of Ryan Hurd's Christmas package from New Zealand.