Author: VSN Staff

Pallotti downs Wilson for Bullis crown

Giles, Cannady and Warrick combine for 57 points

The St. Vincent Pallotti boys basketball team added an early Christmas present to the school’s trophy case, Sunday evening, as the Panthers completed a three game sweep in the Bullis Holiday Invitational with a 77-72 win over Wilson (DC) to take the tournament crown.

The Panthers rolled a power trio as Ronell Giles, Steve Cannady and Amir Warrick combined for 57 points in a battle that was tight throughout. Giles topped the Panthers with 21 points 7 assists, while Cannady had 19 points and 4 assists and Warrick scored 17 points. In addition, Miles Mallory added 8 points and 5 rebounds.

The Panthers were 13-for-15 from the foul line and 17-for-28 (60%) from the field. Pallotti also connected on 10-of-26 3-point attempts. Cannady, a senior, was named the Tournament MVP. He was also named to the Gonzaga DC Classic All-Tournament team last weekend. Giles was also named to the All-Tournament team at Bullis Holiday Classic Team.

The Panthers, who have won seven straight games to improve to 8-3, return to MIAA A Conference action on Wednesday night at Loyola.

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