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Pace Academy 8th-Grade Boys Take Basketball Title

The team's only loss was in the first game of the season.

Pace Academy 8th-Grade Boys Take Basketball Title Pace Academy 8th-Grade Boys Take Basketball Title

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.

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