Skyline Boys Basketball won a District Title on Friday March 1st vs Brighton at Dexter High School. This is back to back District Championships for Skyline and the 3rd in school history. This was a very special game for Ryan Wade as well who went over the 1000 career point mark in the third quarter.
Skyline came out hot on offense and clicking on defense to build a 22-11 lead after the first quarter. In the first quarter, Skyline made (6) 3-point baskets with 4 of them by Ryan Wade and 2 by Jaylin Cooper and 2 scores inside by DeSean Munson and Skyline had a chance to have an even bigger first quarter lead until Brighton hit a half court shot at the buzzer to make finish with 11 points.
Skyline would continue to apply defensive pressure and switch up the defenses to take a 34-16 halftime lead.
After halftime, Skyline was determined to get this Championship and came out in the 3rd quarter with the same intensity to start the game and was pressuring Brighton and making shots to go up 52-23 after the 3rd quarter. Near the end of the 3rd quarter, Ryan Wade made a slashing lay up going hard to the basket to go over the 1000 career point mark!
Both teams played reserves for much of the 4th quarter as Skyline finished the 61-41 district victory.
Ryan Wade finished with 27 points getting him to 1001 career varsity points at Skyline. DeSean Munson had 13 points. Jaylin Cooper had 9 points. Jack Williams had 5 points. Chris Cayton had 3 points, Davion Pipkins had 2 points, Ashay Arora had 1 point and Alex Batalonga scored his first career varsity point in the game after being on varsity for the past two seasons!
Brighton was led in scoring by Keenan Stolz with 11 points.
Skyline will play Lincoln next Tuesday in the Regional at 7:30.