Travel basketball teams got off to a great start for the 2015 season. What we did this weekend, took us 5 tournaments to accomplish last year. What is scary is that the teams and coaches haven't been together but 5 weeks.
SAS, Inc. 17 - Under boys played very well, but came up short to the SC Kings 63-56 in the Jump - Off Championship Game. SAS, Inc. went 3-1 in the tournament. Khamron Gordon, Mickell Berry, and Tyler Green had outstanding games.
The 15 - Under Boys played very well this weekend. The highlight of the weekend was a huge win against one of Miami, Florida best travel teams Hoop - Phi - Hoop 83-70. Cedric Green and Zayveon Williams had tremendous game to lead the way.
Our newly 15 - Blue team went 1-2 over the weekend. This team played well, but still working with the Chemistry. New Coach James Hawes was please with the effort. Blue beat the CSRA 58-38 this weekend.
Our next tournament will be the Ice Breaker Invitational held in Augusta, Georgia.
Deion Mason a member of SAS, Inc. was named the 2015 MVP of Grovetown High School 9th Grade Basketball Team. Deion averaged 14 pts. and 9 rebounds a game. Deion plays Power Forward for SAS, Inc.
Shandon Coleman 5'10, 165 Point Guard for Cross Creek High School is a member of SAS, Inc. Shandon was named to the 2nd Team All - Region 2-AAAAA. Shandon average 8.5 points per game, 3.6 assist per game, and 2.4 steals per game. Shandon plays Point Guard for SAS, Inc.
Mickell Berry 5'11, 175 Point Guard for Cross Creek High School. Mickell was named to the Basketball 2nd Team All - Region 2-AAAAA. Mickell average 12.8 points per game, 2.2 assist per game, 2.1 steals per game, and 4.8 rebounds per game. Mickell plays Guard for SAS, Inc.
Ridge Johnson a 7th grader at Stallings Island Middle School had an historical day on the track Wednesday! Ridge ran the 3rd leg of the 4 X 400 meter relay. They finish 1st and set a new Stallings Island Middle School record. They beat the old record by 14 seconds!! Also, Ridge runs on the 4 X 100 meter relay which they finish 3rd. Congratulations Ridge!!
Alie Brown is an 8th grader at Columbia Middle School. This past Wednesday Alie Brown had a great day at the track. He finish 1st in the shot put, 1st in the discus throw, ran on the 1st place 4 X 100 relay, ran on the 2nd place 4 X 400, and finish 2nd in the 100 meter dash. Congratulations to Alie, we are so proud of you! Also, Alie is a honor roll student.
Congratulations to SAS, Inc. track runner and my daughter Sydnei Lilly who came in 1st Place Overall in the Encore DCS 14 - Under Dance Competition held at Lexington High School, in Lexington, SC. Sydnei is a Honor Roll Sophomore at Evans High School.
Sydnei Lilly won a Scholarship to dance her solo at Encore DCS Grand Finals Competition this summer. The National Event will be held in Savannah, GA. this summer!! I would like to thank God for the blessing, my wife Dana for supporting and helping Sydnei, to Ms. Elizabeth her dance instructor for being a great coach, and Sydnei for working hard and keeping faith. Sydnei's dance routine was Beyoncé!!
Charlie Massey a member of SAS, Inc. sign a football scholarship with Valdosta State University today. Charlie 6'1 - 185 lb. FS/WR was named to the 2015 GISA ALL-STATE Football Team.
Please Check where your team will be playing by clicking on the AAU Basketball Tab and click on the appropriate team.
11 - under will be playing at Augusta Christian
14 - under will be playing at Patriots Park
15 - under will be playing at Augusta Prep (except Friday at USCA)
17 - under will be playing at Riverview Park
There will be no practices or training on the following dates:
March 28, 2015: No training or practices due to athletes competing in track meets, basketball games, and combines.
Kole Zumbro is the Potash Corp Student - Athlete of the Week. Kole is a Freshman at Grovetown High School. Kole has a 4.4 grade point average, and he takes all AP courses. Kole is ranked number 6 out of 497 freshman at GT. Kole plays 2 guard for SAS, Inc., and he plays 2 guard on the JV team at GT. Kole is an A Honor Roll Student, and is dedicated hard worker in everything that he does. His favorite team is the University of Tennessee Volunteers!
Jasper Fuller of Clinton High School, Clinton, SC. Rated 2 DB at the Nike SPARQ in North Miami Beach