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Trinity School of Durham + Chapel Hill
Game Court - Varsity Gym
Win 87-77

Roster

  • Edward Adams
    2019
    Raleigh, NC
  • Robert Batchelder
    2019
    Raleigh, NC
  • Keonte Bradley
    2019
  • Anderson Crosby
    2019
    Raleigh, NC
  • John Dunn
    2018
    Raleigh, NC
  • Peter Garrabrant
    2018
    Raleigh, NC
  • Taijae Goode
    2019
  • Darion Green
    2018
    Franklinton, NC
  • Michael Hurst
    2018
    Raleigh, NC
  • Kristopher Monroe
    2018
    Creedmoor, NC
  • Joshua Rhoads
    2018
    Raleigh, NC
  • Robert Rieker
    2019
    Raleigh, NC
  • Jacob Salerno
    2018
    Morrisville, NC

Coaches

Team Stories

The Warriors varsity boys battled back from a second half deficit to defeat Trinity of Durham-Chapel Hill 87-77 in the St. David’s gym Friday night. The Lions jumped out to an eight point lead after the first quarter, but SDS trailed by only two at halftime. Junior guard Ty Goode made a layup, stole the ball and made another one to give St. David’s its first lead midway through the third quarter. Kris Monroe added to the run with multiple three pointers on the way to a game high 25 points. The Lions fouled on almost every Warriors possession in the fourth quarter, but the home team maintained the lead by making 20 free throws in the fourth quarter. “We gutted it out,” said coach Will Coley, whose team is 3-0 in the league and 7-1 overall. “Ty always plays hard and was our spark tonight. I’m grateful for a game like this because it tests who we are.” Keonte Bradley was the second Warrior in double figures with 16 points. Jack Dunn hit all 14 of his free throws and had a game high six steals.

The varsity boys shrugged off a slow start for a 76-46 home conference rout of Trinity of Raleigh Tuesday. The Warriors led 12-11 after the first quarter, stretched it to 28-21 at halftime, then went up by 20 after three quarters. “I chalk up our start to exams coming up,” said coach Will Coley, whose team is 6-1 and 2-0 in EPIC play. “We turned it around by getting back to basics. We played good defense, got our transition going and filled the gaps to get open shots.” Senior Darion Green led four Warriors in double figures with 19 points, Kris Monroe had 17, 10 rebounds and six steals. Keonte Bradley chipped in 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Michael Hurst added 10 points. The Warriors host Trinity of Durham-Chapel Hill Friday. 

The varsity boys opened the conference season with a resounding 79-27 victory at Carolina Friends in Durham Friday night. The Warriors went on an 18-0 run early in the first quarter to effectively put the game away. It was 47-16 at halftime and SDS built the lead in the second half. “It was a good team win,” said coach Will Coley, whose team is 5-1. Everyone got extended minutes and it was a good way to improve.” Kris Monroe and Keonte Bradley led the scoring with 22 points each. Monroe added a team-high nine rebounds.  Jack Dunn swiped six steals and passed out six assists. St. David’s continues conference play at home Tuesday against Trinity of Raleigh.

The varsity boys led wire to wire for a 64-51 victory over NRCA Tuesday night at home. St. David’s held a 45-20 halftime advantage and was up 58-32 after three quarters. “We started fast with the first group and didn’t let up,” said coach Will Coley. “Our defensive rotations were much better and we improved on our press. It was good to work on executing in different situations.” Senior Darion Green led three Warriors in double figures with 18 points. Kris Monroe added 15 and had seven steals. Junior Keonte Bradley had 12 points and a team-high six rebounds. The Warriors are 4-1 and open EPIC play Friday in Durham against Carolina Friends.

The Warriors varsity boys suffered their first loss, 69-65, to Ravenscroft Friday night in front of a standing room only crowd in the St. David’s gym. St. David’s (3-1) led 35-32 at halftime, but trailed in the third quarter before regaining a five-point advantage early in the fourth. The Ravens (3-0) took the lead for good at 63-61 with three minutes left. “We had our chances down the stretch and during the entire game,” said coach Will Coley. “We had a couple of mental letdowns that led to points that really hurt us. This will help us the rest of the season as we play in more big games.” Kris Monroe led SDS with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Darion Green and Keonte Bradley had 18 each. The Ravens won the girls game 52-22 and the JV contest 49-34. Cal Madden led the JV Warriors with 10 points.

The varsity boys played their most complete game of the young season in a 70-45 victory over Westchester Country Day of Greensboro Saturday afternoon in the St. David’s gym. Seniors Kris Monroe and Darion Green combined with junior Keonte Bradley to make 22 of 30 shots to lead the offense. “We improved in all areas,” said coach Will Coley, whose team is 3-0. “We executed our offense better, which created favorable matchups that we were able score out of. We played consistent defense and never let it become a close game. It was beautiful to watch and shows our potential.” Monroe led the scoring with 26 points and also snared 13 rebounds. Green scored 20 and Bradley added 15. St. David’s hosts Ravenscroft Tuesday.

The varsity boys used a strong second quarter to defeat Parrott Academy 70-54 Friday night at home. The Warriors outscored the Patriots 18-5 to break open a close game early. Senior Darion Green scored eight of his 12 points during the run. “The second quarter was decisive,” said coach Will Coley., whose Warriors are 2-0. “Our defense played better, which let us get out in transition. We reversed the ball better on offense also. I thought it was a great game for everyone.” Senior Kris Monroe scored 13 of his game-high 19 points in the second half, grabbed 11 rebounds and passed out seven assists. Josh Rhoads added 11 points, while Tai Goode scored eight and had four steals. St. David’s plays Westchester Country Day School of Greensboro at 12:30 Saturday.

The St. David’s varsity boys basketball team opened the season with a 72-64 victory over Cape Fear Academy Friday in the St. David’s gym. The Warriors jumped off to a 13-5 lead after the first quarter, then stretched it to 36-25 at halftime. The Warriors were up by 20 early in the fourth quarter, before the Hurricanes cut it to eight in the final two minutes. Kris Monroe opened his senior season with a game-high 36points that included 19 from the free throw line. Monroe, who signed with Providence College earlier this week, also grabbed 15 rebounds. “When he’s focused, we can play with anybody,” said coach Will Coley. “We’ve had the entire group together for four practices after football ended. Under the circumstances, I thought we did a good job of fighting through their comeback. It’s going to be a fun season and we have a chance to do some special things.” Senior Darion Green added 11 points for the Warriors, while junior Tai Goode chipped in 10.