BROOKLYN, NY - The Public School out-of-league high school season got underway on Saturday at the Hersh Tip-Off Classic as quite a few teams dove into the competitive pool and got their feet wet.
In addition, the host school, Thomas Jefferson Campus and St. Raymond scrimmaged against each other.
In the opening game, the Thomas Edison Inventors served notice as they bested the Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School (W.H.E.E.L.S.) Wolves, 65-61. Jaleel Charles earned the MVP scoring 18 point with junior Orain Lawrence and senior guard Nosike Obanya adding 18 points and 17 points respectively.
The Wadleigh Tigers took an "L" as the Westinghouse Warriors came from behind to win it, 69-65. MVP Tremaine Elder scored a game high 23 points.
M.S.I.T Seagulls came out fired up and repped Staten Island as they handed the Martin Van Buren VeeBees a 72-66 loss. Osa Izebuwa put on a one man show leading the S.I. squad with 45 points.
The Bedford Academy Panthers embarrassed the Long Island City Bulldogs with a 71-38 whuppin'. Darren Thomas won the MVP with 13 points and 11 assists.
In the finale, the Brooklyn HS for Law and Technology Jets topped the HS for Construction Red Hawks, 66-55 with MVP Mathew Scott's 22 points leading the way.