Behind the #PBCHOOPS Top 5 week ending 12/30/18 and Week 6 Preview
Here is a look at the new Top 5:
#pbchoops Boys Top 5 week ending 12/30/18:
1. Oxbridge Academy
2. Forest Hill
3. Palm Beach Lakes
4. St Andrew’s
5 spot is fluid.. Suncoast back in despite an OT loss Thur. BIG tournaments this week, wins by a few teams could cause another shake up.
— #PBCHOOPS (@PBCBBallForum) December 30, 2018
Half way through season and the top 4 teams have established themselves, separating from the pack.
#1 Oxbridge Academy - Oxbridge did not play last week but faces a tough test at the Rock Holiday Tournament at North Broward Prep .
#2 Forest Hill - Forest Hill continues to take on all comers from not only Palm Beach but Broward and Dade County. Last week taking home the Palm Beach Shootout championship with a win over SLAM-Miami.
#3 Palm Beach Lakes - The Rams are one of the few teams not playing during the holiday and off until January 11th.
#4 St Andrew's - The Scot's were off last week after a strong showing at the Kreul Classic and join Oxbridge at the Rock.
#5 Suncoast - Suncoast suffered a tough OT loss at the Buc Paradise Holiday Tournament to Flagler-Palm Coast.
Week 6 Preview
A BIG week of Holiday Tournaments capped off by the biggest in Palm Beach County, the 9th Annual Charger Classic at Suncoast High School.
Thursday January 3, 2019
Oviedo vs #1 Oxbridge Academy
Oviedo, out of the Orlando area, comes in at 9-1 and ranked #40 in the state by Maxpreps. This will be the Thunderwolves toughest test so far this season.
Village Academy vs Deerfield Beach
Their mantra is VA vs Everbody, and every year the Tigers play the toughest schedule in the county. They start the new year no different heading to Broward to face a talented Deerfield team with plenty of athleticism.
Wellington vs #4 St Andrew's
A long overdue match-up between two of the counties top programs. Wellington’s schedule this year has been tough, this will be another test for the young group. While the Scot's are looking to continue their hot start. This will be a good game.
Jupiter Christian vs Palm Beach Central
Jupiter Christian has been solid all season and looking to make some noise down in Wellington. The Broncos have played a tough schedule and look to knock off a talented Eagles squad.
Charger Classic Friday January 4, 2019
Annually the most competitive event in the area, the 9th annual Charger Classic is stacked with competitive games including 3 of the top 5 teams in the #BCHOOPS Top 5
Northeast vs Lake Worth
Western vs Lakeland
Dwyer vs Daytona-Mainland
Potters House vs #3 Westminster Academy
Hillsborough vs #5 Suncoast
Charger Classic Saturday January 5, 2019
Sagemont vs Dwyer
Lakeland vs #3 Westminster Academy
#5 Blanche-Ely vs Hillsborough
Auburndale vs #5 Suncoast
#2 Dillard vs Potters House
Plenty of other tournaments and competitive games to get the new year off to a great start.
Registration is now open for #PBCHOOPS “Step Up” GIRLS Middle School Showcase Saturday February 23rd
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