SALEM, OR - The Rancho Christian Eagles came in to Wednesday night's Capitol City Classic championship game nationally ranked and on a roll, having won their initial three games in the tournament by 40 over Thurston, 33 over Sherwood, and 25 over South Salem.
Stacking the deck even more for Rancho Christian was the return of 7'0 Evan Mobley, the #1-ranked prospect in the nation who is headed for USC next year and is a favorite to perhaps be the #1 pick in the NBA draft in 2021. Mobley had been sidelined by an ankle injury, but was in the starting lineup for the Eagles in the championship game.
Even so, Rancho Christian faced a slightly different animal in Wilsonville, who finished 2nd in the CCC one year ago to Centennial (Corona, CA). The Wildcats, led by 6