Las Vegas: Day Two Recap

Texas D-1 Ambassadors-Team Josephs 85  Virginia Elite 73  (Adidas Super 64)
Team Josephs made up of kids from SA Churchill, SA Clark, SA Central Catholic & SA Antonian seem to be hitting their stride as they finish pool play 2-1 with a solid win over a talented Virginia Elite team.  2011 W Ansley Benjamin (below) controlled the boards and added 18 points to lead a balanced attack.  Team Josephs has made the Gold Bracket at the Super 64.
Iowa Barnstormers 92  Texas D-1 Ambassadors 83 (Fab 48)
Team Hardge couldn’t hold an 8 point second half lead as the Iowa kids shot the lights out. They were led by 6’9″ Seth Tuttle (Norther Iowa commit) & 6’8″ Jarrod Uthoff (Wisconsin commit).  Team Hardge was happy to have 2011 G Deon Mitchell back from his bout with migraines as he had 24 points and 6 assists.  Additional scoring was balanced with 2011 Adam Whitlock of Austin St. Michel’s with 11, 2011 Josiah Monroe with 10, 2011 Dylan Cox of Cedar Park with 10  & 2011 Max Yon of San Antonio Reagan with 10.   The Iowa team was too big on the boards. They have the personnel to reall advance through bracket play.
Left: 2011 Adam Whitlock continues to show his smooth perimeter stroke, while 2011 Dylan Cox brings his all around strong game to the table every game he plays.
New Orleans D-1 Ambassadors Elite 69  Derek Smith All Stars (KY)
The Big Easy D-1 group shot out of the gate and never looked back as they thumped Derek Smith All Stars from Kentucky.  They led 32-23 at the half and were too quick and too big.  2012 W Sadie London led with 12 points and 6 assists.  2012 PG deluxe, Javan Felix had 11 points and 6 assists, 2011 P Trevante Drye had 11 points and 9 rebounds & 2012 Ricardo Gathers added 9 points and 11 rebounds.  They’ll enter the ultra competitive Invitational Division playoffs after having gone 3-0 in pool play where their first opponent will be our old friends, Dallas Mustangs Blue.
2012 W Sydie London of New Orleans St. Augustine
Texas D-1 Ambassadors -Team Morse 2013 (Swoosh Tournament)  
Texas D-1 Ambassadors-Team Morse has gone through pool play like a hot knife through butter and heads into championship bracket play with a head of steam.
Texas D-1 Ambassadors-Team Morse 55  Elite Basketball Academy 37
2013 PG Will Morse (below) led D-1 with 12 points & 7 assists. 2013 P Mick Melvin had 8 points and pulled in 6 rebounds.

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