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THANK YOU FOR ALLOWING US TO WORK WITH YOUR PLAYERS THIS PAST TRAVEL SEASON. WE APPRECIATE YOUR TRUST IN US.
PLEASE MAKE SURE TO RETURN YOUR SHORTS AND/OR YOUR JERSEY THAT YOUR PLAYER MIGHT HAVE BORROWED FROM US FOR THE SEASON.
WE HOPE TO SEE YOU & YOUR PLAYER NEXT YEAR FOR THE TRAVEL SEASON. WE ARE ALSO LOOKING FOR NEW BOARD MEMBERS FOR THE 2016 SEASON. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, PLEASE CONTACT A 2015 BOARD MEMBER.
EBO Tournament Final Results in San Diego, CA.
17U played in Elite Division: Lost 1st game, Won 2nd game in overtime, lost third game.
15U played in Elite Division: Lost all three games
7th Grade played in combined division: Lost 2 games on Saturday, won 1 game on Sunday
JV Girls played in combined division: Lost 1st game, won 2nd game, lost third game.
All teams played hard, but came up a little short for the weekend. Thank you players, coaches, and parents for your support and for your cheering during the weekend.
NEXT TOURNAMENT: June 6-7th @ home in Yuma Team Heat Tournament
Cinco De Mayo Tournament final results:
17U played in the Silver Division and made it to the Championship game in the winners bracket. They lost in that game, so they took 2nd place.
15U played in the Silver Division and made it to the Consolation bracket, but lost in the first game. They came in 3rd place in that bracket.
7th Grade played in the Silver Division and made it to the Championship game in the winners bracket. They won the game and were the champions.
JV Girls played in a combined division and made it to the Consolation bracket. They won their first game, but in the consolation championship.
Not a bad outing for all teams. Thank you all for your support for the organization and for your support of your players.
NEXT TOURNAMENT: May 16-17 @ San Diego
Cesar Chavez Tournament final results:
JV Boys - Tied for 3rd place out of 6 teams. Won 2 games and lost 2 games. Both losses only combined for 8 points total. So good outing
Freshmen - Won 2 games and lost 2 games. Were the Champions of the Consultation bracket.
7th grade - Won 1 game and lost 2 games. Tied for 5th place out of 6 teams.
Good outing for the first tournament of the season. Coaches were able to see what kind of players they have on their teams and players are certainly ready to get back to practice and improve on the skills needed to be successful at travel basketball.
Thank you parents for attending the tournament, cheering on your teams, and for being a positive influence on your players. Remember that no matter how your player performed, they want to be the BEST THEY CAN BE. Encourage them to attend practices and give maximum effort to improve their game.
NEXT TOURNAMENT: Cinco De Mayo Tournament in Phoenix, AZ May 1-3rd. Tournament is organized by the same organization that put on this last tournament. We are working on hotel rooms right now, so stay tuned for this information.
The final payment is due by May 30th.
Tournaments are on the calendar for the 2015 season, subject to change. Also tentative practice times are on the calendar. We are still finding out what conflicts we might have with schools finishing Boys basketball and upcoming volleyball seasons. Stay tuned for more information