Aaron Thompson's CLUTCH Lay-Up Pushes Takeover Into Peach Jam Semi-Final


The hero in Team Takeovers quarterfinal win, guard Aaron Thompson (Paul VI)

If you had to choose a player from Team Takeovers roster that would be responsible for a clutch basket to win their quarterfinal game, names like VJ King and DJ Harvey would be at the top of the list, however against the PSA Cardinals, the script was changed a bit. Team Takeover guard Aaron Thompson (Paul VI/2017) rose to the occasion, converting a tough go ahead bucket in the final seconds to give Team Takeover a thrilling overtime win over the PSA Cardinals 58-56. It was a hard fought back an forth affair all game long as both teams left it all on the floor, although timely shots and relentless defense by Takeover turned out to be the difference in the game. VJ King led Takeover with 12 points and 4 rebounds while Tyler Scanlon finished with 10 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assist. Kassoum Yakwe paced PSA Cardinals with 16 points (8-10FG) and 10 rebounds. Team Takeover will take on the Georgia Stars in the first semi-final Sunday at 9am ET, the game can be seen on ESPNU.

VJ King converting a fadeaway jumper

PSA Cardinals talented forward Kassoum Yakwe coming up with a big time block on Takeover guard VJ King

Takeover small forward Tyler Scalon (Westfield) hit some timely jumpers in Takeovers quarterfinal win

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