2019 Slam Dunk to the Beach Preview



The 2019 Slam Dunk to the Beach basketball tournament will take place Friday, December 27th to Sunday, December 29th at Cape Henlopen High School. Sixteen teams from around the nation, including five teams from the DMV, are set to participate in this prestigious tournament.


As usual, the star power in this event is second to none, with eight players currently ranked by ESPN in the 2020,2021 and 2022 classes,which includes:

A.J. Griffin (#10 c/o 2021, Archbishop Stepinac, Duke) 

Jeremy Roach (#15 c/o 2020, Paul VI, Duke)

Frank Kepang (#20 c/o 2021, Westtown, Undecided) 

Zion Cruz (#20 c/o 2022, Hudson Catholic, Undecided)

Trevor Keels (#32 c/o 2021,  Paul VI, Undecided)

R.J Davis (#40 c/o 2020, Archbishop Stepinac, North Carolina)

Cliff Omoruyi (47th c/o 2020, Roselle Catholic, Undecided)

Andre Jackson (#50 c/o 2020, Albany Academy, UConn)


Slam Dunk will run six sessions - with day and evening sessions featuring three games each on all three days of the event. Full schedule and team previews can be seen below.


2019 Slam Dunk to the Beach Schedule:

December 27 – Day Session

12:00pm                                 St. Raymond HS (NY) vs. Cape Henlopen HS (DE)

1:30pm                                    First Love Christian Academy (PA) vs. Hudson Catholic HS (NJ)

3:00pm                                    Rock Creek Christian Academy (MD) vs. Our Saviour Lutheran School (NY)

December 27 – Evening Session                       

5:00pm                                    National Christian Academy (DC) vs. Gill St. Bernard’s School (NJ)

6:30pm                                    Sanford School (DE) vs. Lake Clifton HS (MD)

8:00pm                                    Albany Academy (NY) vs. Eleanor Roosevelt HS (MD)

December 28 – Day Session

12:00pm                                 Immaculate Conception HS (NJ) vs. Rock Creek Christian Academy (MD)

1:30pm                                    Lake Clifton HS (MD) vs. Albany Academy (NY)

3:00pm                                    Eleanor Roosevelt HS (MD) vs. Dover HS (DE)

December 28 – Evening Session

5:00pm                                    Hudson Catholic HS (NJ) vs. Westtown School (PA)

6:30pm                                    Our Saviour Lutheran School (NY) vs. Legacy Charter School (SC)

8:00pm                                    Roselle Catholic HS (NJ) vs. Sanford School (DE)

December 29 – Day Session

12:00pm                                 Legacy Charter School (SC) vs. Immaculate Conception HS (NJ)

1:30pm                                    Gill St. Bernard’s School (NJ) vs. St. Raymond HS (NY)

3:00pm                                    Paul VI HS (VA) vs. Archbishop Stepinac HS (NY)

December 29 – Evening Session                       

5:00pm                                    Dover HS (DE) vs. Cape Henlopen HS (DE)

6:30pm                                    First Love Christian Academy (PA) vs. Roselle Catholic HS (NJ)

8:00pm                                    Westtown School (PA) vs. National Christian Academy (DC)



Teams -

DMV -


ELEANOR ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL

Location: Greenbelt, Maryland

19-20 Record: 3-1

Key Players: Quinton Mincey/ 6'5/ 2020 (Mount St Mary's), Joemel McNair/ 6'3/ 2020/ Guard, Jahari Simon / 6'3/ 2020/ Guard, Olumide Lewis / 5'9/ 2020/ Point Guard



LAKE CLIFTON HIGH SCHOOL

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

19-20 Record:4-1

Key Players: Michael Gray/ 5'11/2020/ Point Guard, Jalen Morris/6'1/ 2020/ Guard



PAUL VI CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL

Location: Fairfax, Virginia

19-20 Record:7-0

Key Players: Jeremy Roach/ 6'2/ 2020/ Point Guard/ Duke, Trevor Keels/ 6'3/ 2021/ Guard



NATIONAL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

Location: Fort Washington, Maryland

19-20 Record:7-0

Key Players: Jakai Robinson/ 6'5/2021/ Guard, Oumar Koureissi/ 6'10/ 2020/ Forward


ROCK CREEK CHRISTIAN

Location: Upper Marlboro, Maryland

19-20 Record: 6-1

Key Players: Milton Matthews Jr 6'4/ 2020/ Shooting Guard, Delonnie Hunt/ 5'10/ 2020/ Point Guard



National -

ARCHBISHOP STEPINAC HIGH SCHOOL

Location: White Plains, New York

19-20 Record: 5-2

Key Players: A.J. Griffin/ 6'6/ 2021/ Wing/ Duke, R.J. Davis/ 6'1/ 2020/ Point Guard/ North Carolina



ALBANY ACADEMY 

Location: Albany, New York

19-20 Record:4-1

Key Players: Andre Jackson / 6'7/ 2020 / G-F/ Connecticut



FIRST LOVE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

Location: Washington, Pennsylvania

19-20 Record: 8-6

Key Players: Isaiah Wilson/ 5'11/ 2020/ Point Guard/ Richmond, DJ Gordon/ 6'6/ 2020/ G-F/ Penn State




GILL ST. BERNARDS SCHOOL

Location: Gladstone, New Jersey

19-20 Record: 2-0

Key Players: Zach Martini / 6'7/ 2020/ Forward/ Princeton, Mackenzie Mgbako / 6'6/ 2023




DOVER HIGH SCHOOL

Location: Dover, Delaware

19-20 Record: 5-0

Key Players: Eden Davis / 6'0/ 2020/ Point Guard/ Texas A&M Corpus Christi, Jyheim Spencer / 6'8/ 2020/ Forward, Elijah Allen/ 6'2/ 2020/ Guard





CAPE HENLOPEN HIGH SCHOOL

Location: Lewes, Delaware

19-20 Record:2-2

Key Players:Collin Mallet/6'1/ 2020/ Guard


HUDSON CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL

Location: Jersey City, New Jersey

19-20 Record: 2-0

Key Players: Zion Cruz / 6'2/ 2022 / Guard



IMMACULATE CONCEPTION HIGH SCHOOL

Location: Montclair, New Jersey

19-20 Record:1-1

Key Players: Zakai Zeigler / 5'9 / 2020/ Point Guard/ Hofstra, Amare Marshall / 6'2/ 2021/ Guard


LEGACY CHARTER

Location: Greenville, South Carolina

19-20 Record: 9-3

Key Players: Perry Smith Jr/ 6'9/ 2022/ Forward, Brayland Mcintyre/ 6'6/ 2020/Forward, Jacobi Wright/ 6'1/ 2021/ Point Guard, Rayshon Harrison/ 6'4/2020/ Guard




OUR SAVIOUR LUTHERAN SCHOOL

Location: Bronx, New York

19-20 Record:11-2

Key Players: Posh Alexander/ 6'0/ 2020/Point Guard/ St Johns , Silas Sunday/ 7'1/ 2022/ Center, Jaquan Sanders/ 6'3/ 2022/ Guard, Dylan Addae Wusu / 6'4/2020/ Guard/ St Johns, Max Amadasun/ 6'10/ 2020/ Center/ Pittsburgh



ROSELLE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL

Location: Roselle, New Jersey

19-20 Record:1-1

Key Players: Cliff Omoruyi / 6'10/ 2020 / Center, CJ Wilcher / 6'3/ 2020/ Shooting Guard/ Xavier, Niels Lane/ 6'5/ 2020/ Shooting Guard/ Florida



SANFORD SCHOOL

Location: Hockessin, Delaware

19-20 Record:3-2

Key Players: Jyare Davis/ 6'6/ 2020/ Forward, Nnanna Njoku/ 6'10/2021/ Center




ST. RAYMOND HIGH SCHOOL

Location: Bronx, New York

19-20 Record:1-2

Key Players: Malachi Smith/ 6'0/ 2021/ Point Guard



WESTTOWN SCHOOL

Location: West Chester, Pennsylvania

19-20 Record:7-4

Key Players: Frank Kepnang / 6'10/ 2021 / Center