Rashaan Johnson poured in 27 points as Woodside captured the all-Newport News showdown for the championship of the King's Fork tournament in Suffolk, defeating Peninsula District rival Menchville 80-72 Saturday night.
Juwan Davis and Chris Orlina added 15 points apiece for the Wolverines (8-2), who trailed 24-11 after the first quarter. They narrowed the gap to two by halftime and outplayed the Monarchs in the second half to finish 3-0 in the three-day event.
For Menchville (8-2), Elijah Murphy had 15 points, Devin Hinson 14, Sam Freeman 13 and Richard Washington 12.
Ronald Curry tournament:
Edison of Northern Virginia beat Hampton 64-57 to complete a 3-0 run through the R.C. Perkins Funeral Home Division and take its championship in the Ronald Curry Holiday Tournament at the Boo Williams Sportsplex.
Cyonte Melvin scored 14 points and Marquis Godwin 13 for the Crabbers, and both were named to an all-tournament team that also included Grafton's Joey Miller.
The tournament MVP was Edison's Marcus Broomsley.
Denbigh defeated Bethel for third place in that division.
In the fifth-place game of that bracket, Grafton beat Freedom of Woodbridge 67-65. It was the Clippers’ third game in three days that came down to the last second, and Grafton won the last two. ...
Mark Seaman scored 22 points as Williamsburg Christian Academy beat the Australia 1 club 76-54 to complete a 3-0 run in a division without a bracket.
Seaman was named the MVP of WCA's division, just as his sister Stephanie was in the concurrent girls tournament.
Joe Ellis tournament:
Surry County won its annual Joe Ellis tournament in dramatic fashion Saturday night, rallying past Jamestown 78-76 in Dendron.
The Cougars (6-2) broke a 76-76 tie with a basket and preventing the Eagles -- who led 39-30 at halftime -- from forcing overtime.
Derrick Bailey netted 24 points to lead Surry, which outscored Jamestown 28-19 in the fourth quarter. Dontrae' Lyttle added 16, while De'Andre Davis and Timothy Marsh each had 12.
Trey Neville led the Eagles with 20 points.
Essex defeated Charles City in the consolation game.
At the Scope Holiday Invitational, Romello Anderson had 23 points and six rebounds as Heritage took third place by holding off Booker T. Washington 63-60 Saturday.
Corey White had 13 points and eight rebounds and Malik Marrow had 12 points for the Hurricanes, who survived a few late missed free throws. Brandon Gaddy led the Bookers with 20 points.
In the championship game, a matchup of unbeatens, Cape Henry Collegiate defeated Maury
67-48. The Dolphins' Chris Clarke was named the tournament MVP, and Anderson joined him on the all-tournament team.
Benedictine Capital City Classic:
Walsingham Academy fell to the seventh-place game of the Benedictine Capital City Classic in Richmond, losing 75-47 to Mount St. Joseph of Baltimore.
Peninsula Catholic Holiday Invitational:
Michael Cunningham scored 12 of his team-high 20 points in the fourth quarter and and Quincy Mock scored nine of his 13 in the final quarter to help Hampton Roads Academy rally past Denbigh Baptist 57-52 in the Peninsula Catholic Holiday Invitational.
The Navigators (5-5) outscored the Minutemen 26-14 in the final eight minutes.
Later, Christ Chapel of Woodbridge rolled to a 62-20 win over Peninsula Catholic. CJ Boykins scored 12 points in defeat for the Knights (1-12).
Nansemond River, the top-ranked team in 4A by Virginia Preps, beat King George 63-45 to win the Foxes' tournament. Devon Oakley had 23 points, while Scott Spencer had 15 points and three blocks for the Warriors.
Christchurch fell 74-61 to High Point Christian in an Upward Classic semifinal in Gastonia, N.C., though the Seahorses' Devin Robinson -- who has committed to Florida -- scored 23 points.
The Seahorses will play their final game of the event at 4:30 p.m. Monday.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun