Tandem Friends vs Randolph-Macon Academy LIVE High School Basketball Score 2/21/2024

Tandem Friends vs Randolph-Macon Academy LIVE High School Basketball Score 2/21/2024

Yellow Jackets Buzz into GPAC Finals After Edging Out Badgers
Front Royal, VA – February 21, 2024: The Randolph-Macon Academy Yellow Jackets secured their spot in the GPAC Championship game with a close 68-61 victory over the visiting Tandem Friends Badgers in Wednesday’s thrilling semifinal matchup.

What it is: Virginia High School Basketball
Matchup: Randolph-Macon Academy Yellow Jackets vs Tandem Friends Badgers
Time: Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at 4:00pm
Locations: Randolph-Macon Academy, (VA)
Game type: Home conference tournament game
Game Details: GPAC Semifinals
Live Stream: Watch here

Despite entering the game as the higher-ranked team (154th in the state vs. Tandem Friends’ 312th), the Yellow Jackets faced a determined Badger squad hungry for an upset. The game lived up to expectations, with both teams trading baskets and the lead throughout the entire contest.

Randolph-Macon Academy leaned heavily on their home court advantage and capitalized on early momentum. Johnathan Doku led the charge with a game-high 17 points, adding 6 rebounds and 2 steals to his stat line. Chidera George provided a dominant inside presence, securing a double-double with 13 points and 15 rebounds.

Tandem Friends fought back valiantly, fueled by the impressive scoring of Sincere “Sinn” Fordham. The underclassman continued his hot streak, pouring in 22 points for the Badgers. Despite Fordham’s heroics, Tandem Friends struggled to convert key free throws down the stretch, ultimately falling short by 7 points.

The Yellow Jackets now turn their attention to the GPAC Championship game, where they will face the winner of the other semifinal between Veritas School and Miller School. Randolph-Macon Academy will be looking to repeat their 2023 championship performance and solidify their dominance in the conference.

Randolph-Macon Academy: 68 PTS, 42% FG, 70% FT
Tandem Friends: 61 PTS, 38% FG, 50% FT
Leading Scorers:
Randolph-Macon Academy: Johnathan Doku (17 PTS), Chidera George (13 PTS)
Tandem Friends: Sincere Fordham (22 PTS)

The GPAC Championship game will be held on Friday, February 23rd, at a location to be determined. Both Randolph-Macon Academy and their opponent will be aiming to etch their names in the conference history books and claim the coveted championship title.

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