All day word hung around mid-town about the eyeball-to-eyeball matchup featuring Bishop Loughlin’s JayVaughn Pinkston and Half Hollow Hills’ Tobias Harris, two of the nation’s elite.
It was a heavily-billed blood-feud, with high expectations, hype and hearsay about the two stallions rapidly becoming the talk of the town.
These cats skyrocketed to the national visibility mountaintop following a summer on the AAU circuit. Their games, Divisi0n-I stock, and rankings took off. The summer would culminate however, with Harris’ Elite 24 game invite and Pinkston’s Elite 24 game “snub.”
The two got after it with mano y mano moves and clear-outs that had the gym buzzing.
They exchanged elbows in the first quarter. The pace was ratcheted up a notch…The decibel levels hiked up a few notches when Tobias used his handle and outside range (both of which make the 6-foot-9 forward a unique threat) against Pinkston, who countered with his unmatched physicality and interior beasting. Read More »