Thursday, December 11, 2008

Hays Tournament: Del Valle 73 San Antonio Lee 71

Top: 201 G 5'10" Rodney Lee of Del Valle
Bottom: 2010 G 6'0 Paul Garnica of San Antonio Lee

In a game that went back and forth for almost it's entirety it was fitting that it ended on a last second buzzer beater by Del Valle's Rodney Lee. Can't say we didn't see it coming as I was sitting with one of Rodney's long time summer coaches, Jim Doolin. "Max, if they don't box out (Lee) Rodney's gonna dunk on them". And, he darn near did. Lee skyed over the collapsed Lee interior D and tipped it in well above the rim for the W. Nice win for the Cardinals.

Best player on the court, in the defeat was Lee PG Paul Garnica. Even with an injured hand he can score from the perimeter, get to the rim at will and has the best court vision in San Antonio. He's a very good student, in addition to being an on the court leader and will be a Big Time prospect...scratch that, he's already a big time prospect.

Leading Scorers

Del Valle: Rodney Lee 12, Braylon Thomas 11

San Antonio Lee: Ryan Pierce 19 Paul Garnica 17