The 17 & Under team’s first tournament was the Winner Take All Tournament in Harrisburg, VA on March 30th. They won the championship game 63-44. On April 6th and 7th, the 17 & Under DC Warriors team played in the More Than Basketball Jump Ball Tip Off Tournament in Washington, DC. The Warriors captured their second victory over the Metroball team 66-55. They will be traveling to Pittsburg, PA for the Hoop Group Tournament April 19th-121st, hoping to earn their 3rd victory in a row.
Not only are the young men excelling on the court and in the community, but all the 17 & Under players made the Honor Roll this year and a few have scholarships lined up to continue playing basketball in college in pursuit of higher education. Johnnie Shuler of the Warriors was named 2012-2013 Winter All-Met 2nd Team player by The Washington Post while Marcus Murray and Mike Warren received Honorable Mention by The Washington Post.
The 9 & Under team will travel to Ohio and Florida for their 2013 season tournaments while the 10 & Under team is North Carolina bound in July. The 17 & Under team will also be traveling to Florida and New York to finish their 2013 season tournaments.
Read more about the 17 & Under team winning the More than Basketball Jump Ball Tip Off Tournament here.
Click here to see the Washington Post results.