Blair Academy sure knows how to make a statement.
Star junior Jabri Abdur-Rahim dropped a game-high 24 points to pace Blair (13-3) to a 74-61 win over St. Benedict’s Prep in a battle of two of New Jersey’s top prep school programs. The win served as a bit of revenge for Blair after the Bucs fell in heartbreaking fashion to St. Benedict’s Prep, 59-58, in last year’s Prep A final.
University of Pennsylvania commit Jordan Dingle also put up 22 points for the Buccaneers. St. Benedict’s was led by junior C.J. Wilcher’s 16 points, but Blair was simply too much to handle from the second quarter on. JSZ’s Jay Cook has the highlights from Blairstown: