MCDONALD OH- McDonald has become a custom to the games with a flair for the dramatic. They always seem to find ways to come out on top in clutch moments. Tuesday’s district semifinal against Valley Christian was no different. Eli Street put on the cape this time around and hit a buzzer-beater in overtime to give McDonald the 57-56 win.
McDonald had four players in double figures and were led by Miles Culp and Jake Portolese who finished with 15. Dom Carkido wasn’t far behind scoring 13 for the Devils. Street’s three at the buzzer put him in double figures as well with 12.
Sekou Stanley left it all on the floor for the Eagles. He scored a game-High 20 points to lead them. Mark Revere also has a strong night finishing with 16. Joey Batista got into double figures as well with 12.
Valley Christian ends the season with a record of 15-5.
McDonald advances to the district championship where they will host the second-seeded Warren JFK Eagles on Friday at 7:00.