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March 29, 2011



Congratulations to the teams below that participated in the 2010 Chick-fil-A Classic!

Congratulations to all teams who participated in the 2010 Chick-fil-A Classic!!!! Twelve of the sixteen participating teams won 21 or more games this season. FIVE of these teams won State Championships and three finished as State Runners-Up! This translates into half the tournament field either won a state championship or finished as state runner-up.

Irmo High School (Columbia SC): 27-3 record. SCHSL Class 4A State Champions.

W.J Keenan High School (Columbia SC): 26-3 record. SCHSL Class 2A State Champions for 2nd year in a row.

Grace Prep Academy (Arlington TX): 30-6 record. TAPPS Class 4A State Champions.

Benedictine High School (Richmond VA): 27-5 record. VISAA Division I State Champions.

Norcross High School (Norcross GA): 24-9 record. GHSA Class 5A State Champions.

Rockdale County High School (Conyers GA): 26-6 record. GHSA Class 4A State Runners-Up.

Charlotte Christian School (Charlotte NC): 27-6 record. NCISAA Class 3A State Runners-Up.

United Faith Christian Academy (Charlotte NC): 31-7 record. NCISAA Class 1A State Runners-Up.

Penn Wood High School (Lansdowne PA): 23-9 record. PIAA Class 4A Final Four

Norland High School (Miami FL): 23-4 record. FHSAA Class 4A Regional Semi-Finals.

Central High School (Memphis TN): 21-9 record. TSSAA Class 3A Regional Semi-Finals.

The Rock School (Gainesville, FL): 22-15 record. Played independent schedule (no playoffs).

Lower Richland High School (Hopkins, SC): 18-11 record. SCHSL Class 3A Final Four

D.W. Daniel High School (Central, SC): 17-7 record. SCHSL Class 3A State Playoffs (2nd round)

Richland Northeast High School (Columbia, SC): 17-10 record. Class 4A State Playoffs (2nd round)

Blythewood High School (Blythewood, SC): 8-15 record. Class 4A State Playoffs (1st round)



Congratulations to Michael Gbinjie of Benedictine High School (Richmond VA) for being selected to participate in the Jordan Brand All-American game. Michael has signed to play basketball next year at Duke University.


Michael Gbinije


Congratulations to Isaiah Austin of Grace Prep (Arlington TX)! Isaiah had the Chick-fil-A Classic’s first triple-double game on December 22, 2010. Against Lower Richland High School (Hopkins SC), the 6’11 junior had 15 points, 10 rebounds and 11 blocked shots.
Isaiah Austin





October 14, 2010




Rated #3 Best High School Tournament - 2010-11


   The Chick-Fil-A Classic has grown tremendously since it began in 2002. After nine years of showcasing nationally ranked high school talent, MaxPreps.com has ranked the tournament #3 in the country. This is a great achievement considering the other tournaments have been around for many years. This year's tournament will be no different, featuring 13 nationally ranked players. Participating teams have a winning percentage of 78% with three state champions. Click here to see a PDF version of the article.

The full list of top high school tournaments:
  1. State Farm City of Palms Classic - (Fort Myers, FL)
  2. Beach Ball Classic - (Myrtle Beach, SC)
  3. Chick-Fil-A Classic Holiday Tournament - (Blythewood, SC)
  4. GlaxoSmithKline Holiday Invitational - (Raleigh, NC)
  5. Iolani Classic - (Honolulu, HI)
  6. Les Schwab Invitational - (Hillsboro, OR)
  7. Bass Pro Tournament of Champions - (Springfield, MO)
  8. Proviso West Holiday Tournament - (Hillside, IL)
  9. VisitMesa.com Arizona Basketball Challenge - (Mesa, AZ)
  10. Burger King Classic - (Erie, PA)





April 22, 2010



Congratulations to the teams below that participated in the 2009 Chick-fil-A Classic!

Eleven of the sixteen teams who participated in the 2009 Chick-fil-A Classic won 21 or more games. Three of these teams won State Championships and three finished as State Runners-Up! The eleven teams listed below had a combined winning record of 273 wins and only 57 losses for a .827 winning percent

Christ School (Asheville, NC) 37-2 record. NCISAA Class 3A State Champions for fourth year in a row. Finished year ranked in the top 20 nationally.

W.J. Keenan High School (Columbia, SC) 21-8 record. SCHSL Class 2A State Champions.

Norfolk Christian School (Norfolk, VA) 26-4 record. VISBA Division 2 State Champions.

Westlake High School (Atlanta, GA) 25-3 record. Georgia Class 5A State Champion Runners-Up

Charlotte Christian School (Charlotte, NC) 29-5 record. NCISAA Class 3A State Champion Runners-Up.

Robert Taft High School (Cincinnati, OH) 22-4 record. Ohio Division 3 District Champions; Regional Final Runners-Up

Rice High School (New York, NY) 22-6 record. Finished year ranked in the top 50 nationally.

Trinity Christian School (Fayetteville, NC) 23-9 record. NCISAA Class 1A Final Four

Lexington Catholic High School (Lexington, KY) 23-6 record. State Playoffs.

Lower Richland High (Hopkins, SC) 21-6 record. SCHSL Class 3A Final Four.

Dreher High School (Columbia, SC) 24-4 record. SCHSL Class 3A Quarter-Finals




April 25, 2009

Ten of the sixteen teams who participated in the 2008 Chick-fil-A Classic won 21 or more games. Five of these teams won State Championships and one finished as State Runner-Up! The ten teams listed below had a combined winning record of 261 wins and only 54 losses for a .829 winning percent


Congratulations to the teams below that participated in the 2008 Chick-fil-A Classic!

Christ School (Asheville, NC) 36-2 record. NCISAA Class 3A State Champions for third year in a row.

Miller Grove High (Lithonia, GA) 27-3 record. Georgia Class 4A State Champions

Pinewood Prep (Summerville, SC) 28-5 record. SCISA Class 3A State Champions for fourth year in a row.

Orlando Christian Prep (Orlando, FL) 29-2 record. Florida Class 1A State Champions for second consecutive year.

Miller School (Charlottesville, VA) 26-3 record. VISBA Division 2 State Champions.

Ravenscroft School (Raleigh, NC) 28-7 record. NCISAA Class 3A State Runners-Up

Myers Park High (Charlotte, NC) 24-7 record. NCHSAA Class 4A Elite 8

Bishop McGuiness High (Oklahoma City, OK) 21-9 record. State Playoffs.

W.J. Keenan High (Columbia, SC) 21-8 record. Class 2A State Playoffs.

Lower Richland High (Hopkins, SC) 21-6 record. Class 3A State Playoffs.

Congratulations to the following tournament players for being selected to the McDonald's All-American game.

Milton Jennings - Pinewood Prep (SC)

Mason Plumlee - Christ School (NC)

Ryan Kelly - Ravenscroft (NC)




April 14, 2008

Three teams from this year’s tournament field won state championships. They were Glenn Hills (Augusta, GA), Christ School (Asheville, NC) and Pinewood Prep (Summerville, SC). Altogether, ten of the sixteen participating teams won 21 or more games during their seasons. These ten teams total combined record was 253 wins and only 50 losses for a winning percentage of 0.835.


Congratulations to the teams below that participated in the 2007 Chick-fil-A Classic!

Christ School (Asheville, NC) 34-2 record. NCISAA Class 3A State Champions for 2nd consecutive year.

Glenn Hills High (Augusta, GA) 29-2 record. Georgia Class 3A State Champions.

Pinewood Prep (Summerville, SC) 27-4 record. SCISA Class 3A State Champions for third year in a row.

New Hanover High (Wilmington, NC) 25-3 record. Class 4A State Playoffs.

Craigmont High (Memphis, TN) 25-11 record. Class 3A State Playoffs.

W.J. Keenan High (Columbia, SC) 24-4 record. Class 2A Final Four.

Centennial High (Roswell, GA) 24-6 record. Class 5A State Playoffs.

Logan High (Logan, WV) 23-4 record. Class 2A Final Four.

Lower Richland High (Hopkins, SC) 21-6 record. Class 4A Elite 8.

Gadsden City High (Gadsden, AL) 21-8 record. Class 6A State Playoffs




March 20, 2006

Twelve of the sixteen participating teams won 20 or more games with eight of those teams winning 25 or more games. The 14 schools listed below combined for a total of 340 games won with 84 losses for a .794 winning percent. For the second year in a row at least two (2) teams won State Championships and two (2) teams were State Runner-ups. Also included in the tournament field were four (4) teams that made it to the Final Four of their state playoffs.


Congratulations to the teams below that participated in the 2006 Chick-fil-A Classic!

New Hanover High School (Wilmington, NC): 29-4 North Carolina Class 4A State Champions

Pinewood Prep School (Summerville, SC): 26-4, SCISA Class 3A State Champion

Archbishop Mitty High School (San Jose, CA): 29-6, California Division II State Runner-Up, Ranked 42nd nationally by Student Sports Basketball “Fab 50” Poll

Hammond School (Columbia, SC): 22-7, SCISA Class 3A State Runner-Up

Charlotte Christian School (Charlotte, NC): 27-4, NCISAA Class 3A Final Four

John Carroll School (Bel Air, MD): 28-8, Final Four of MIAA Class “B” Playoffs

Horizon High School (San Diego, CA): 25-6, California Division IV Final Four

Jean Ribault High School (Jacksonville, FL): 20-9, Florida Class 3A Final Four

Dunwoody High School (Dunwoody, GA): 27-4, Elite 8 of Georgia Class 3A Playoffs

Meadowcreek High School (Norcross, GA): 26-3, lost to eventual Georgia Class 5A State Champion Norcross High in 2nd Round of Playoffs

Irmo High School (Columbia, SC): 23-5, Quarter-finals of SC Class 4A Playoffs

Lower Richland High School (Hopkins, SC): 21-6, Quarter-finals of SC Class 4A Playoffs

Ridge View High School (Columbia, SC): 18-11, Quarter-finals of SC Class 4A Playoffs

Sumter High School (Sumter, SC): 19-7, South Carolina Class 4A State Playoffs

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