Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School Varsity Basketball – AHSAA Area Champions. Both Montgomery Catholic boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams secured the number one seeds in their area tournaments, allowing them to host both tournaments, giving the Knights the home court advantage.
The Catholic varsity boys were 8-0 in area play and undefeated in CCC play, the first time in over 20 years Catholic has gone undefeated in CCC play. With an overall record of 17-9. Even more impressive is the season that the Lady Knights have had with a ending record of 22-3 for the 2016-2017 regular season, the Lady Knights are ranked 5th in the State.
A great atmosphere and hard fought games lead both teams to Area Championships held at home on February 10, 2017. The varsity girls defeated BTW 38-37 in a nail biter and and the varsity boys defeated LAMP 62-43. Tournament MVP’s were Michaelyn Foster and B.J. Barker.
The Knights move to sub-regional play in Dothan on February 18.
Montgomery Catholic Varsity Girls Team Members: Jessie Clark, Iyana Tate, Nona Johnson, Michaelyn Foster, Paige Rentfro, Alex Jolley, Aleigha Walden, Gabby Dallas, Carrie Belsterling with Head Coach Jill Clark
Montgomery Catholic Varsity Boys Team Members:
George Sloan, Darrell Gibson, Derrick Parker, Landon Pritchett, Charlie Ryan, Antwan Parker, Garrett Cook, Saxton Bibbins, James Sadie, Checardo (C.J.) Person Jr., and Luke Craig with Head Coach Robb McGaughey and Assistant Coach Kirk Johnson. Dezhion “D.J.” Carter, Brenton “B.J.” Barker, David Poole,