2021 PAL HS FALL CLASSIC- The Spartan Pride (2-1) defeated Real Deal (4-0) 68-50, in the championship game on October 26th.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- Real Deal (4-0) entered the playoffs as the top seed and faced off against Family 1st (0-4). Behind Jamir Smiths 30pt effort, Real Deal was able to advance to the semi-finals with a 69-48 win.
- Spartan Pride (3-1) the 2nd Seed easily defeated the 7th Seed The Gate (1-3) by a score of 58-16. Jaylin Simmons all scorers with 20pts in the contest
- In the 4th vs 5th Seed, both Life Empowered and Harlem Panthers entered with the same (2-2) record. In a highly contested game Life Empowered was able to edge Harlem Panthers being Denham Hudgins 15pt effort.
- The 3rd (B5) vs 6th (Uptown United) also both entered with the same (2-2) record for the playoffs. B5 controlled most of the game to land a 47-38 victory. Eddie led B5 in scoring with 12pts in the contest.
- Semi-Final #1: B5 vs. Spartan Pride… Spartan Pride scored a 51-44 victory over B5 as Ryan Hudson led Spartan Pride with 14pts.
- Semi-Final #2: Due to forfeit Real Deal advance to championship game.
- Championship: 2nd Seed Spartan Pride upset Top-Seed Real Deal by a score of 68-50. After a tightly contest 1st Half, Spartan Pride were able to jump out to a big second Half behind the efforts of Game MVP Jaylin Simmons with 15pts.