Lancaster Christian boys, girls claim NACA DII titles

Lancaster Christian boys, girls claim NACA DII titles

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Lancaster Christian boys, girls claim NACA DII titles

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Lancaster Christian completed a sweep in the National Association of Christian Athletes’ national tournament on Friday in Dayton, winning both the boys and girls Division 2 titles.

The Lancaster girls defeated Three Point Line Sports Academy of Virginia 71-44 in the championship game. The Lancaster Boys defeated Oak Hill Academy 63-58 in its championship.

Lancaster Christian was the only school to win both the boys and girls titles.

The boys’ win over Oak Hill was not against the school’s elite team that is traditionally one of the elite teams in the country.

On the girls side, KK Williams was named the tournament MVP. teammate Sydney Floyd was also named to the all-tournament team.

Williams scored 18 points in the championship. Floyd added 13 and Shay Robinson had 10.

“The kids peaked at the right time,” Lancaster Christian girls coach Cliff Coleman said. “I’m happy with how we played. In five or six years of coming here, the kids had never won a game up here. Division 2 is the second highest division at the high school level.”

On the boys side, senior Eric Evans scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the championship win. Junior teammate Hayden McKee had 18 points. Seniors Demetrius Rogers and Jacob Freeze had 10 points apiece.

Lancaster Christian (25-12) won its second boys title in three years and finished third last year.

“We knew we had the talent,” Lancaster Christian boys coach Napoleon Amos said. “My job was getting them to gel as a team. We had a lot of individual talent.

“We had a lot of tough challenges this season from teams from Memphis and Jackson. We finally put it together.”

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