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Sophomore Tyus Parrish Tillman led the basketball team in points by scoring 22 against Fowler in the Road to Selling Showcase, Jan. 25.

The boys varsity basketball team defeated Fowler, 61-57, in the second annual Road to Selland Showcase, Jan. 25.

Traveling from all over the Central Section from Divisions I-V, 16 teams headed to Fresno Christian to compete in the showcase. The showcase lasted all day with the first game at 9 a.m., with the Eagles playing in the last game at 8 p.m.

The Eagles starting line up consisted of Ty Coffman, ’20, Bryson Graham, ’21, Carston Saelzler, ’21, Tyus Parrish Tillman, ’22, and Orion Tomlinson, ’22. After a long battle, the Eagles pushed out a win  against Fowler, making their current record 17-5.

Parrish Tillman led the team in points by scoring 22 points and was named “Player of the Game” along with Tomlinson. Make sure to congratulate to Parrish Tillman, Tomlinson and the boys varsity basketball team for their success this weekend!

Parlier and McLane will got the day started at 9 a.m. with games scheduled roughly every 90 minutes.* Local Fresno sports personality, Nick Papagni as The Pagmeter, sponsored the showcase and his Central Valley High School Sports Connection.

This the second time athletic director Jon Penberthy has put together this event.

“The goal was to put some of the best teams across all five divisions from Bakersfield to the coast and back to Fresno,” Penberthy said. “This is a great day to see many of the top teams from across the Central Section compete here in Fresno. It’s going to be a great day for a local high school basketball fan.”

In the following Tweet on his @Pagmeter account, Nick Papagni posted the winners of the Road to Selland Showcase.

Of the 16 teams scheduled to play, six are ranked in the top 30 via MaxPreps in Central Section basketball highlighted by St. Joseph (No. 5), Chavez (No. 15) and Roosevelt (No. 18) and Hoover (No. 23).

The next basketball games will be at home against Laton, Jan. 28. JV begins at 4:30 p.m., girls at 5:30 p.m. and varsity at 7 p.m. Make sure to head out and support your Eagles! For up-to-date scores or when the Eagles play next, check out the Boys basketball box scores 2019-20. Opponents, scores and date of the article change after each game. Each winter sport has its own box scores in the Athletics section of The Feather.

For more Feather photos, visit media, photos 2019-20.

The following slideshow includes images from Road to Selland Showcase hosted at Fresno Christian, Jan. 25

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