Under the leadership of coaches Pete Pope and Chris Slade,
Pace Academy’s eighth-grade boys basketball team entered the league tournament
at the Paideia School as the No. 1 seed.
In the semifinals, the Knights defeated W.D. Mohammed 41-19 to advance to the championship game. They delivered a thrilling 53-36 win over Fulton Leadership Academy and took the championship title on Saturday, Jan 25.
The Knights ended the season with a 12-1 record, their sole loss a four-point heartbreaker in the first game of the season. Harrison Lewis, Caleb Holifield, Jonathan Rushton and Michael Simon were named to the all-tournament team.