The goal of the 804 Coaches for Change Community Classic, coordinated by 804 Coaches for Change and Befriend, is to bring people together through the platform of basketball, celebrate our common humanity and unite our community.

We stand for Compassion, Unity and Change. 

Through this event we are taking action to bring our community together.

Press Release


Banquet at St. Christopher’s School – December 21, 2021

Q&A Panelists – Learn more about our special guests who spoke at the banquet.

Girls Session – December 22, 2021 – Henrico High School

Girls Photo Gallery – by WrightMedia (Wright Hilbert)

Game 1 – Varina 51, Huguenot 16

Game MVP Alexis Smith scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Varina over Huguenot. Justice Johnson earned MVP honors for Huguenot grabbing 6 rebounds.

Game 2 – Steward 43, Henrico 40

Sanai Green posted a double-double (14 points, 11 boards) en route to Game MVP honors, leading the Spartans to a victory over the Warriors. Steward won the fourth period 16-6 for the comeback win. Alicia Powers (Henrico Game MVP) grabbed a game-high 14 boards.

Game 3 – Midlothian 42, Trinity Episcopal 33

The Trojans led from start to finish and dominated the glass behind Game MVP Ellie Mulligan (15 boards). Edie Sperry and Skyelar Law scored 11 points each for the Trojans. Addison Winn led Trinity with 18 points.

Game 4 – Virginia Academy 44, St. Gertrude 43

The battle of 2021’s VISAA Division I and II champs lived up to the billing. Virginia Academy held off St. Gertrude late behind Game MVP Joi Williams (22 points, 5 boards) and Cai Smith (10 points, 7 boards). The Gators got a big-time double-double from Kate Samson (12 points, 15 boards) and 15 more points from Erin Woodson.

Boys Session – December 23, 2021 – Henrico High School

Boys Photo Gallery – by WrightMedia (Wright Hilbert)

Game 5 – Midlothian 81, Banner Christian 65

Jack Scott poured in 27 points and shot 5 for 11 from 3-point range to pace Midlothian. Fabian Rudd (17 points) and Jackson Rosenberger (13 points) also paced the Trojan offense. Zachary Kennedy earned team MVP honors with 19 points and eight assists. Filaun Paythress poured in 21 points for BC.

Game 6 – Armstrong 55, Church Hill Academy 53

The lead changed four times in this back-and-forth battle, as the Wildcats came out on top. Ra’quan Lee-Bryson earned MVP honors for Armstrong with 19 points and 6 rebounds. Devon Cheatham (12) and Brian Jackson (10) also scored in double figures from Armstrong. James “Biggie” Patterson had a game-high 23 points and 9 boards for Church Hill.

Game 7 – Steward 57, St. Christopher’s 38

Game MVP Cam Gregory scored a game-high 18 points to lead Steward over St. Christopher’s. Curtis Blair chipped in with 14 points for the victors. The Saints’ MVP was Keishawn Pulley (9 points). Andre Greene (6 points, 10 boards) also had a strong game.

Game 8 – Varina 71, Collegiate 52

Anthony Fisher came off the bench to deliver a game-high 18 points in the win for the Blue Devils. Varina placed three others in double figures (Alphonzo Billups 16, KJ Wyche 12, Amari Baylor 10). Collegiate’s MVP was Colin Ryan (16 points, 8 boards). Jalen Pierce (17 points) also had a fine game.

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