Yellow Jackets sweep a pair at Fairmont Heights Tournament


The Chapelgate Christian boys basketball team swept a pair of games, last week, at the Fairmont Heights Christmas Invitational to open the holiday tournament schedule with a title.

On Friday, the Yellow Jackets defeated Eastern (DC), 71-62, behind a 21 point performance from Blake Hatcher. Hatcher, who would go on to earn Tournament MVP honors, also had eight rebound and five assists. Odell Dickerson added 20 points and Brandon Wise scored 15. In addition, Bo Wesley had five points to go with 11 rebounds and three blocks.

In the championship game against host Fairmont Heights, four Jackets scored in double figures. Jale Morant led the way with 14 points, followed by 12 each from Hatcher and Cameron Heard and 10 from Dickerson.

Chapelgate had to outscore the Hornets 22-15 in the fourth quarter to claim the come from behind win.