City of Palms: Montverde downs Trinity, 52-42

Published: Updated:

Montverde hoped to defend their title as City of Palms Champions, but first, they’d have to go through Trinity High School (Louisville, KY) in the semifinals.

The first quarter was all Montverde.

The No.1 team in the nation jumped out to a 21-11 lead, highlighted by a slam from the No. 1 Senior in the country, LSU commit Ben Simmons.

In the second quarter, Trinity took the momentum.

Trinity went on a blistering 14-2 run in the 2nd. Montverde would cling to a 25-23 lead at the half.

Montverde thundered back in the third with their own 14-5 run.

The defending champs will be back to defend their title.

Montverde, 52. Trinity, 42.

Ben Simmons lead all scorers with 16.

Monteverde will face Wheeler in tomorrow’s championship, set for 8:45 at Bishop Verot.

Copyright ©2024 Fort Myers Broadcasting. All rights reserved.

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without prior written consent.