Basketball: Riley Burke, Arden Pettit help Benjamin girls win Orlando tournament
Monday, December 31, 2012
by Post Staffer
Riley Burke and Arden Pettit scored 19 points apiece Monday to lead No. 10 Benjamin to a 63-42 girls basketball victory over Portsmouth (Ohio) in the title game of the Wide World of Sports Holiday Classic in Orlando.
Carly White added 15 points, including four 3-pointers, for the Buccaneers (12-5), who led 20-3 after one quarter and didn't look back.
Earlier in the tournament, Benjamin defeated Ridgedale (Ohio) and Unatego (N.Y.). Burke scored a combined 62 points (20.7 ppg) in the Buccaneers' three games.
Boca Raton Christian 44, Horace Mann (N.Y.) 35: Heber Michel scored 16 points, Collin Gray had 12 points and 10 rebounds, and R.J. Walsh added 10 points as the Blazers won a consolation game at the Wide World of Sports Holiday Classic in Orlando. Casey Carpinello contributed six assists for Boca Christian, which improved to 9-4.