Barking Abbey Upset Oldsmar Christian - Josh Steel Ties It, Dwayne Orija Wins it! -

Barking Abbey Upset Oldsmar Christian – Josh Steel Ties It, Dwayne Orija Wins it!

GB Regional Institute of Basketball, Barking Abbey, turned heads today at The City of Palms Classic this afternoon, taking down Oldsmar Christian 47-45 with a huge come from behind upset.

Oldsmar Christian have no less than 8 players with scholarship offers, 4 of which are heading to high major D1 schools, and were 10-1 coming into the City of Palms. To say that anyone in the gym (except BA) thought BA had a chance of winning it would be a huge understatement.

Trailing the majority of the game, and by 8 with 4 minutes left, BA kept at it, to come through when it mattered most.

Watch the final minute – with Josh Steel sinking the three after a nice find from Joe Lockwood to tie it up, and then Dwayne Orija coming up huge with a steal and layup to take the lead with just under 26 seconds left, before Reis Pinnock comes up with a steal to seal the win.

GB U20 Lockwood had 17, 5 and 2 on 7/8 shooting, whilst England U18 Steel finished with 16 on 6/9 shooting, as Barking Abbey finished in third place in the City of Palms Classic Signature Series.

Much more to come from BA’s trip to the US in the coming days…

1 Comment

  1. Coach z

    December 29, 2013 at 2:45 pm

    Huh? How the hell did they get invited to the best high school tourney in the world?

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