Boys basketball wins the Grizzly Classic

Story by Ellie Campbell
Associate Sports Editor

Photo Courtesy of Anthony Chan

The boys varsity basketball team charged through the Grizzly Classic basketball tournament this week, finishing with a perfect 4-0 record and bringing home yet another tournament championship. 

The Tigers started their week on Monday, Dec. 9, defeating Artesia, 57-51. They then beat Vistamar on Dec. 10, with another close score of 58-55. 

During South Pas’ third game on Thursday, Dec. 12 the Tigers pounded Edgewood with a score of 73-49. Junior Amar Ebrahim led the way with 24 points.

On Friday, Dec. 13, the Tigers defeated Whitney, closing with a 62-51 victory. Senior Billy Reed III put up 26 points and 14 rebounds, while fellow senior Alan Quan also posted a double-double with 13 points and 12 boards. 

“We really came together as a team and pulled out some great wins. We also faced some better competition this week and we still pulled out a victory,” sophomore Mikey Ebner said.  

Reed earned the tournament MVP honors, his second of the year, and Ebrahim was recognized in the All-Tournament Team.

The Tigers will compete in the 2019 Southern California Christmas Classic starting on Thursday, Dec. 26.

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