Raleigh Word of God's Stephon Drane (23) attempts to block the shot of Rocky Mount's Tashawn Mabry (43) during Friday's opening round game of the 37th Annual GlaxoSmithKline Holiday Invitational Tournament at Raleigh Broughton's Holliday Gym. (Click on picture to enlarge)
A sellout crowd of over 3,000 witnessed the Gryphons fall 67-41 to the nationally-ranked Holy Rams. Mabry led all Gryphon scorers with 17 points.
The Gryphons will next face North Mecklenburg Monday at 2:20 p.m.