The Class of 2024 Bracket consisted of some of America’s top young players in the nation. Headlined by Class of 2024 #1 Ranked Brooklyn Vick. With excellent play from all teams in the bracket the real fireworks came in the semi finals. Vick for Kids did away with the Triangle Flight Elite 49-28 in the first semi final game. Capital City Vipers from South Carolina defeated Team Durant from Maryland in overtime 48-47. The game was filled with stellar performances from both teams. The Championship game was a steady grind. Vick For Kids Virginia defeated Capital City Vipers South Carolina 38-22. Vick for Kids was led by many top performance standouts including Tournament MVP –Brooklyn Vick, and All tournament selections Elijah Kelly, and Elijah Redfern.
Class of 2023 really shined in this division. Tournament Champions Virginia All Stars from Virginia Class of 2023 went 5-0 and defeated the 2022 Carolina Waves team in the Championship game. Virginia All Stars 2023 was led by MVP Elijah Mitchell, Sydney Webb, and Lawrence Cole. This division also had stand out players like #20 ranked AJ Smalls who had the largest tournament avg of 22pts per game. There were many teams that had standout performances such as Team Chosen’s, Mike DiPasquale and Capital City Vipers, Markel Townsend.
Class of 2021 was one of the most unpredictable divisions of the tournament. With many of the best teams in the tournament positioned in this grade group, led to exciting basketball action. The Capital City Vipers started the tournament in a fury posting pool game wins 69-12, 57-49, and 73-33. The Vipers lost in the semi finals to eventual champions Swish City NC Reyes in an absolute thriller 48-46. The other semi final game the Swish City Magic Stevenson team defeated Carolina Elite 2021 62-36.
Class of 2020 pitted some of the best players and teams against each other. The Durham Bulls All Stars were led by eventual tournament MVP Torry Truelock. Garner Road’s Jason Williams and Shack Wade led there team while Trayvon Jones led the Triangle Tarheels. Garner Road made its way to the championship game by defeating the Triangle Tarheels 58-43 in a back and forth thriller. The Durham Bulls All Stars defeated the Swish City Boy’s 2020 49-29. This set up one for the ages game in the Championship round. With many lead changes the Durham Bullz All Stars defeated the Garner Road Bull Dogs in a game filled with clutch plays and superior athletic talent.
Class of 2023, the story of this bracket. The Championship game was built up as the #1 player in the country Nicole Melious and the Stanton Island Mavericks vs the best team in the tournament Carolina Elite 2023. Carolina Elite took control early in the game, but Melious and her team would not stop fighting back. Melious had some help from Dorothy Weise. Carolina Elite was led by a total team effort including top ranked Nakhauricy Williams, MVP Kyraha Parnell, and Mikyha Williams. Final Score Carolina Elite 30; Stanton Island Mavericks 27.
2020 -2021 Girls
The 7th and 8th grade girls Division proved to be a run away for the Triangle Tarheels class of 2020 team; however, a major spark was lit by the 2021 BRHHM Outlaws who beat a few 2020 teams on their way to the Championship Game. The Tarheels 2020 was led by tournament MVP Jyreah Smith and dynamic post player Chandler Adams. BRHHM was led by All Tournament Shakara Anderson & Tamya Robertson.
ALL Tournament Teams
4th Grade Boys
Brooklyn Vick – MVP Vick For Kids
Elijah Redfern- Vick For Kids
Elijah Kelly - Vick For Kids
Evan Carter - Capital City Vipers
Mariano Tanedo – Team Durant
5th/6th Grade Girls
Kyraha Parnell – MVP Carolina Elite
Nakhauricy Little – Carolina Elite
Makiyha Williams – Carolina Elite
Milla Gnann - Carolina Elite
Dorothy Weise – Stanton Island Mavericks
Nicole Melious – Stanton Island Mavericks
5th/6th Grade Boys
Elijah Mitchell – MVP – Virginia All Stars
Sidney Webb - Virginia All Stars
Lawrence Cole – Virginia All Stars
Dylan Rohr - Carolina Waves
Kaleb Hedgepeth – Carolina Waves
7th/8th Grade Girls
Jyreah Smith – MVP – Triangle Tarheels
Chandler Adams – Triangle Tarheels
Hannah Malik – Triangle Tarheels
Shakara Anderson - BRHHM Outlaws
Tamya Robertson – BRHHM Outlaws
Anzaria Cobb – K Town Lady Panthers
7th Grade Boys
Markell Lloyd – MVP – Swish City Magic Reyes
Prenise Hinton – Swish City Magic
Malicki Barton – Swish City Magic
Donterio Barrett – Swish City Magic
Korey Richardson – Capital City Vipers
8th Grade Boys
Torry Truelock – MVP – Durham Bullz All Stars
Derrick Ortiz - Durham Bullz All Stars
LeMario Wilkerson – Durham Bullz All Stars
Jason Williams – Garner Road
Shack Wade Garner Road