Photo: Jim Rill
The Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association boy's basketball committee is pleased to announce the selection of the Bishop O'Connell High School Knights as January's Truist Boy's Basketball Team of the Month for January!
The Knights are 11-6 overall, 4-1 in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference as they head into their next WCAC game at Bishop Ireton High School. They climbed to the top spot in Division I in this week's state boy's basketball poll after last week's 64-61 road win over previous #1 St. Paul VI Catholic High School.
Over the winter break, the Knights traveled to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, for the Beach Ball Classic, competing in the Traditional Bracket. The Knights won the tournament with wins over Saint James HS (S.C.), Buchtel HS (Ohio), and Milton HS (Ga.). The Knights have faced opponents this year from California, Nevada, West Virginia, and North Carolina in addition to their Beach Ball opponents and their traditional WCAC gauntlet.
Team of the Month awards for the basketball season are part of the VISAA's partnership with Truist, who is sponsoring the VISAA Boy's and Girl's Basketball State Championships for 2022.
Congratulations to Coach Joe Wootten and the Knights on their selection, and we wish them luck in the rest of their season!
Posted January 28, 2022 at 11:00 am