|All-Ohio Blue-AAU State Qualifier Champions|
In the semi-final game nobody played better than Sencire Harris, who did everything from scoring, rebounding and playing defense. In fact, Harris was the leading scorer of the game with 25 points. Harris has been described as a “special Player” who deserves to be mentioned as one of the best players in the country. In the championship game, All-Ohio got by Central Ohio AAU 60-34. Trey Dennis and Zach Lopez led in scoring with 14 points apiece, while Sencire Harris finished with 12 points. All-Ohio’s wins were against Feasel (81-0), Cincinnati Blue (65-43), Toledo (61-45) and Central Ohio AAU (60-34). For the record, All-Ohio’s lone loss in the tournament came at the hands of the Ohio Basketball Club, who has put together a fine season of their own.
Coach Aaron Perry’s 5th grade MVP Dynasty team finished 4-0 on their way to the championship of the PBSA Jr. Nationals in Cincinnati over the weekend. Their trek to the title included wins over the Goshen Warriors (65-19), Cincinnati Shooters (50-25), Detroit Bad Boys (57-10) and the Wolfpack Eagles (43-19). Standouts for the Dynasty included: Dre’Sean Roberts, Tyren Barns, Keden Christensen and Jamison Rivers.
|Ohio Varsity-Gym Rats Summer Classic|
Ohio Varsity White (2022 ) made a 5-0 run in Fort Wayne, IN to win the Gym Rats Summer Classic. In their wake were Warsaw 2022 (52-18), Gym Rats-Bunyan (53-91), Toledo Thunder (52-35), Gym Rats-LaGrange (46-33) and Gym Rats-Linder (51-29). Standouts for Ohio Varsity included: Jerry Saunders (5’8/WF/Pickerington), Josh Harlan (5’4/SG/Pickerington), John Lipscomb (5’9/PF/Pickerington) and Javan Simmons (5’8/C/Gahanna).
Ed Heban’s Ohio Shooting Stars went undefeated in the 4-team Lake Erie AAU District Qualifier on Sunday. Of note were their 2 wins over All-Ohio Northeast. In pool play the Shooting Stars beat All-Ohio Northeast 76-43 and in bracket play they won 57-44. The other 2 teams in the event were 4th Quarter Basketball and Basketball Factory.