CA honors scoring leader, but how far can Green go?

Mike Green became Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach’s all-time leading scorer this month.

And he still has more than a season left to play.

The junior guard was honored during halftime of the Saints’ 93-38 victory over visiting Dillon Christian School on Tuesday.

Green actually passed former Christian Academy scoring leader Kendall Henry (1,507 points) during a Jan. 16 game against Marlboro Academy. But he had to wait until Tuesday to be honored for reaching that mark, receiving his commemorative basketball in a symbolic hand-off from Henry.

“He is a tireless worker, and so for him to get to 1,500 points, it’s a really cool milestone,” Christian Academy coach Colin Stevens said, adding that No. 24 has already extended his record to nearly 1,550 points. “But I’m not surprised because of how hard he works and how much he loves it, so I’m proud of him and we keep climbing.”

Green took the night off to nurse a minor ankle injury, allowing his teammates to shine. Sam Woods scored a game-high 24 points and 8 rebounds. Robert Guyton posted a double-double with 18 points and 12 assists. Davis Guyton added 17 points, and Jaylen Johnson had 10 points and 8 boards.

The Saints (13-9 overall, 7-2 region) travel to Marlboro Academy on Friday.

– Photos by Viraj Naik/myhorrynews.com

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