If you watched the Public League championship game, you know why Daiquan Walker, Constitution High’s high scoring guard, is one of the best players in the city. Walker scored 15 points to lead Constitution to the Public League championship. The Generals defeated Boys’ Latin, 85-60, to capture the league crown at Community College of Philadelphia last Saturday afternoon.
Walker put on quite a show with his ballhandling skills, perimeter shooting and explosiveness to the basket. The 6-foot-2, 170-pound senior, was named the game’s Most Valuable Player.
“It was a good team effort,” Walker said. “They chose me, but like I said I couldn’t have done it without my teammates. I’m just thankful that we were able to win the championship.”
Walker did a get a lot of help from his teammates. Savon Goodman was very impressive. He had a game-high 24 points and 12 rebounds. Goodman, a 6-foot-7 senior, was terrific inside. Amonie Holloman, a 5-foot-7 shooting guard, had 15 points knocking down several three point shots from the corner. Fajion Jones scored 13 points.
Yahmir Greenlee was the leading scorer for Boys’ Latin. Greenlee had 22 points. Maurice Watson chipped in with 14 points in a losing effort.
In the women’s championship game, Prep Charter defeated Central, 70-34, to win the Public League championship. Kahleah Copper led the Huskies with 19 points and 11 rebounds. Prep Charter has won back-to-back league titles. Copper was named the women’s MVP.