Weekend basketball tournaments feature area’s best teams
Ten teams from The Post Top 20 boys’ basketball rankings will be in action this weekend across three high-profile tournaments.
The seventh annual National Hoops Festival will take place on Saturday at DeMatha, featuring seven games that include some of the area’s top talent. Headlining the event are two evening games that pit No. 2 St. John’s against Maryland signee Dion Wiley and No. 3 Potomac (Md.) , followed by top-ranked Paul VI vs. No. 4 Montrose Christian , led by highly touted junior transfer Allonzo Trier .
The Gonzaga D.C Classic and Bullis Holiday Basketball Classic began Friday and will continue through the weekend.
GONZAGA D.C. CLASSIC
Friday at Gonzaga
Cesar Chavez 47, John Carroll (Md.) 42
Lafayette (Ky.) 77, No. 6 Gonzaga 71
Archbishop Molloy (N.Y.) 69, No. 16 Coolidge 47
Mount St. Joseph (Md.) 80, Herndon 71
Today at Bender Arena
Cesar Chavez vs. Lafayette (Ky.), 6:45 p.m.
Archbishop Molloy (N.Y.) vs. Mount St. Joseph (Md.), 8:30 p.m.
Tomorrow at Bender Arena
Final, 6:45 p.m.
NATIONAL HOOPS FESTIVAL
Today at DeMatha
No. 15 St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes vs. Polytech (Del.), 10:30 a.m.
C.H. Flowers vs. Neumann Goretti (Pa.), 12:15 p.m.
St. James (Md.) vs. Life Center Academy (N.J.), 2 p.m.
No. 7 Riverdale Baptist vs. Our Savior New American (N.Y.), 3:45 p.m.
No. 2 St. John’s vs. No. 3 Potomac (Md.), 5:30 p.m.
No. 1 Paul VI vs. No. 4 Montrose Christian, 7:15 p.m.
No. 17 DeMatha vs. Milford Mill (Md.), 9 p.m.
BULLIS HOLIDAY BASKETBALL CLASSIC
Friday at Bullis
Wilson 47, Hill 41 (girls)
Benedictine 75, Spalding 44
Westtown 63, St. Vincent Pallotti 42
Peddie School (N.J.) 50, Stone Ridge 39 (girls)
No. 14 Bullis 63, Springside Chestnut Hill (Pa.) 27
Today at Bullis
Peddie School (N.J.) vs. Bell (girls), 10 a.m.
Benedictine vs. Westtown, 11:45 a.m.
Bullis vs. Wilson (girls), 1:30 p.m.
Bullis vs. Genesis Academy (Va.), 3:15 p.m.
Tomorrow at Bullis
Girls’ championship game, 3:15 p.m.
Boys’ championship game, 5 p.m.