Chelsea senior notches milestone in victory
By WESLEY HALLMAN / Sports Editor
Chelsea High School senior guard D.D. Washington notched his 1,000th career point Jan. 14 in the Hornets’ 63-60 double overtime victory over Jackson in the Alabama Shootout at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex.
Washington finished with a double-double in the win with 18 points and a team-high 12 rebounds in the victory.
Jake Ganus, who was named the game’s most valuable player, led Chelsea (10-11) with 25 points in the win. Ganus, who dished out a team-high five assists, also recorded a double-double with 10 rebounds.
Julius McCall chipped in 10 points in the win. McCall finished a perfect 4-of-4 from the free-throw line in overtime.
The game capped a 18-hour span that included two games with three overtime periods for the Hornets. Chelsea defeated Shelby County in overtime Jan. 13.