3rd Annual “Dai-Jon Parker” Classic November 24 – 25, 2017 @ Milton High School
Event Overview: The Halftime Sports “Dai-Jon Parker” Classic will be a two day, rim rattling, backboard shattering event to jump start the 2017-18 GHSA season. The field of teams for this event will feature some of the best players, coaches, and teams in Georgia, and will take place if front of collegiate coaches throughout the southeast. All games will take place on the beautiful campus of Milton High School in Milton, Georgia.
Dai-Jon Parker, 22, a starter on Milton High School’s first three basketball teams to reach the state finals from 2009-2011, died May 28, 2015, in a drowning accident.
Parker helped lead the Milton Eagles to two state championships in three seasons. The 6-foot-3 Parker averaged 14 points, six rebounds, and five assists as a senior, starting at shooting the guard.
Parker played his senior season at the University of Indianapolis after three years at Vanderbilt before transferring to the University of Indianapolis for his senior season.
As a senior, Parker helped lead the Greyhounds to a 25-6 record and a berth in the NCAA D-II tournament, where they reached the Midwest Regional finals. The university of Indianapolis started the season 17-0. Parker started all 31 games, averaged 9.4 points and was selected to the first team all-conference defensive team.
Dai-Jon Parker Classic 2017 Results
EAST JACKSON 61
DAWSON CHRISTIAN 48
MT. BETHEL 70
BEKMAR (G) 8
DAWSON CHRISTIAN 57
MT. BETHEL 74
HAPEVILLE CHARTER 55
CEDAR GROVE 60
2016 Results (See below) 11.25.16
Mundy’s Mill 54 vs. Kings Ridge 67 (Boys)
Mt. Bethel 42 vs. Gainesville 52 (Boys)
Drew 56 vs. St. Francis 69 (Boys)
Cherokee 57 vs. Drew 14 (Girls)
North Forsyth 49 vs. East Hall 67 (Boys)
East Jackson 37 vs. Mt. Bethel 69 (Boys)
Grayson 74 vs. Cherokee 50 (Boys)
St. Francis 56 vs. Lithonia 36 (Boys)
Kings Ridge 50 vs. Etowah 54 (Boys)
Alpharetta 70 vs. Milton 68 (Boys)