Freshman Joel Aloma was 5-for-6 from three-point range and 4-for-4 from the line to lead Southwest to a 55-49 victory over Tennessee's Daniel Boone High in the third place game of the Holiday Hoopla tournament at Vero Beach High. The Eagles (9-4) had a 22-19 lead after one period and extended the margin to 35-24 at the half. The Trailblazers (7-6), coached by former Eagle Chris Brown, rallied to take a 41-40 lead entering the final quarter. Southwest overcame a weak rebounding night (8 defensive and 4 offensive) with 58% shooting from beyond the arc and 91% shooting from the line. Chris Murray had 9 assists and 4 rebounds and was named to the all-tournament team. The scoring:
Joel Aloma 19
Chris Murray 11
Jean Grullon 8
Eddy Ramirez 6
Kevin Gonzalez 6
Enmanuel Carbonell 3
Adrian Piñiero 2


Freshman Joel Aloma was on fire