Milton High, which is ranked No. 1 in the nation by USA TODAY and several other national high school basketball polls, opened the season with a 70-35 win over Huffman, Ala., in the Eric Snow Classic.
Huffman gave Milton a little scare, trailing only 34-24 at halftime. However, Milton unleashed its defense in the second half, holding Huffman to 11 total points. It was the fifth game of the season for Huffman and the season-opener for Milton.
Georgia Tech-bound forward Julian Royal had 17 points, while Jordan Loyd (Furman) scored 16 and Shannon Scott (Ohio State) finished with 14.