The Temple Baptist Christian School basketball team ended the season on Saturday with in their annual Eagle Invitational Classic. The Eagles finished the 2 day tournament with a 4th place finish. The tournament championship was captured by Victory Baptist Academy of Shelbyville.
Temple lost in the consolation game 44 to 39 to Faith Christian of Jamestown. Faith used a strong 2nd quarter to a 27 to 19 lead into the halftime break. Temple rallied to cut the deficit to 2 in the 2nd half before Faith closed out with a strong 4th quarter. Alex Gloden led the Eagles in scoring with 23 points and 3 assists. Mich Gloden 9 points and David Tran finished with 5 points and 4 rebounds.
The Eagles advanced to the consolation game with a 24 to 19 win over Shenandoah Baptist in their final pool game on Saturday morning. Alex Gloden was the leading scorer for Temple as he had 15 points and 7 steals. Sam Floyd chipped in the final 9 points. The Eagles were 0 and 3 in pool play on Friday night. Temple finished the season with a record of 8 and 12.
Victory Baptist won the tournament title with a win in the championship game over Philadelphia Christian School of Calhoun, Georgia. Isaiah Lukis was the tournament MVP and the Hotshot Shootout winner. Named to the All-Tournament team were Noah Hohmann of Shenandoah Baptist, Cameron Thomas of Philadelphia Baptist Academy, Aaron Nance of Faith Christian Academy, Marty Foday of Victory Baptist and Alex Gloden of Temple.