Bishop Sullivan’s offense goes cold in loss to St John’s (VIDEO)

Crusaders fall in Coaches 4 the Cure Classic by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 Bishop Sullivan entered Saturday’s contest against St John’s, hailing from Washington DC, coming off a loss to Miller School on Friday night. With Kellam transfer Brandon Cline still relegated to spectator status, the Crusaders struggled to score for most of the contest, falling…

Tonight’s Lake Taylor-Maury contest moved to Norview

Titans-Commodores will battle at neutral site by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 Tonight’s scheduled contests Lake Taylor and Maury basketball programs will be played at Norview High School, according to Lake Taylor athletic director Bobby Pannenbacker. The boys contest is particularly intriguing with the top-ranked Titans facing a two-loss Maury team, currently ranked fourth in our 757…

Independence, Brandon capture Va Beach Middle School Championships (VIDEO)

Independence, Brandon capture city championships by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 Independence girls and Brandon boys were crowned champions following Wednesday night’s Virginia Beach Middle School City Championships. Independence, which defeated Great Neck Middle School 56-13 in the title game, was led by sixth grader Zakiya Stephenson’s 28 points, 9 assists, 8 steals and 6 rebounds. Independence…

More from the Recruit757 JV Hoops Showcase

by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757

In the second contest of the day, IC Norcom faced Kings Fork. The Bulldogs raced out to a quick lead, but was Norcom quickly established themselves in the ballgame. Both programs feature talent that should contribute on the varsity level in the coming years.

Bishop Sullivan and Churchland squared off in the final matchup of the day. Churchland featured a pair of players that we previously featured, Pharaoh Lassiter and Jamond Scott. Both played on the 757 Elite team that captured the inaugural USA Basketball 14u national tournament this past summer. Bishop Sullivan came into the contest with a 7-1 record. It was a pair of football standouts, including sophomore All-American defensive back Sheridan Jones, that ensured the Crusaders left Atlantic Shores with an 8-1 mark.

While Norcom is going through a rebuilding stage on the varsity level, the junior varsity team offers hope. Here’s more from Norcom’s win over Kings Fork in the inaugural Recruit757 JV Hoops Showcase.