Record Crowds poured in to The Charles E. Smith Center on Sunday March 7, 2023 to cheer on and support the top Boys and Girls Class A & Class AA Basketball Teams.
The first of four games on the day featured Class A Girls finalist Archbishop Carroll Lions v Jackson Reed Tigers a very competitive game ended with Carroll Lions pulling away with a 39 to 31 win
Game two featured a battle of the Falcons....Class A Boys Finalist Seed DC Falcons and DCIAA Champions BARD Falcons. An up and down exciting game with several lead changes saw BARD DC make cluch plays late in the fourth quarter to secure a 67-64 win.
On the Class AA side Game Four featured two DCSAA Powerhouse Girl Programs '23 WCAC Champions, St. Johns College High School Cadets v. '22 Girls High School National Champion; '23 ISL Champs Sidwell Friends School Quakers, a tightly contested and competive game early before the Quakers came out in the second half with adjustments that ultimatley helped them pull away for a 68-49 win to secure Back to Back DCSAA Championship Game
Game 4 the most anticipated and undoubtedly the biggest game of the year and rematch of the Boys 2022 DCSAA Championship Game, Jackson Reed v. Sidwell Friends, gave fans what they came to see, two teams getting after it and showcasing tons of talent and a coaching chess match. Ultimately, Sidwell came out on top with 62-47 win.