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NYAA East Regional 2016 Tournament Recap

03/23/2016, 11:15pm EDT
By NYAA Basketball

2024 Boys

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.


2022-2023 Boys

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.  

2021 Boys

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. 

2020 Boys

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.

2022-2023 Girls

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



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