McCallie-Dr.Pepper TEN Classic kicks off with dunk contest
The fourth annual McCallie-Dr. Pepper TEN Classic will feature six schools this year, three of them ranked in top five in the country.
McCallie, Notre Dame, and Hamilton Heights represent the Greater Chattanooga area teams in the tournament.
Joining them this year is IMG Academy from Bradenton, FL, Holy Spirit Prep from Atlanta, and Darlington School from Rome, GA.
Eight young men from these schools competed Friday afternoon in the annual dunk contest to kick things off.
It would come down to a double-sudden death finals between IMG's Jarace Walker and Hamilton Heights' Sam Ruzhentsev.
Ruzhenstev would land a perfect score of 40 to take home the title.
Games begin Friday night and will continue Saturday evening.