The second to last night of 2022 saw West Lynn (Oregon) shock No. 1 Duncanville (Texas) 62-50 on Friday to win the Les Schwab Invitational. It was the biggest upset in high school basketball of the year, and possibly the decade. Hillsboro, Oregon.
West Lynn (10-0) beat a Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth, Calif.) team filled with sons of NBA players like Bronnie James, Ashton Hardaway and Justin Pippen to an 86-69 loss.
Duncanville (15-1) beat No. 3 Columbus (Miami, Fla.), No. 8 Centennial (Corona, Calif.) and No. 15 Roselle Catholic (Roselle, N.J.), but fell behind West Lynn early on. was taking could not take the lead.
West Lynn led 15-12 after the first period and went into halftime 29-25. Duncanville hacked into the deficit and midway through the third period he trailed 36-33. However, the Lions stepped up their defense and extended their lead to he 13 points (50-37) after three quarters.
With a partisan crowd rooting for a local school, Duncanville was unable to bring it back to single digits until the final moments of the contest.
Entering the championship game of the tournament and averaging 34.0 points per game, Schellstad equaled that average on eight boards in a 12-point win over the Panthers. The incumbent MaxPreps Oregon Player of the Year, as a junior, he tallied 27.0 points, 5.5 assists, 5.2 rebounds and 3.2 steals per game, leading Westrin to the Class 6A semifinals.
West Lynn was also the high school home of Boston Celtics point guard Peyton Pritchard.