Monday, July 15, 2013

Team Tennessee Glory 14U/9th Grade team - Nike Nationals Invitational

Team Tennessee Glory’s 14U/9th grade team traveled to the Nike Nationals Invitational in Chicago, IL. July 10 - 12 to compete against some of the top athletes and teams in the country.

The 14U/9th grade team won the 15U division going 5-0 overall against tough competition with four close victories and one OT win. The team faced quality competition from Baltimore, Oregon, Indiana, Texas and Louisiana. The team had several outstanding performances from rising 7th grader Taylor Lattimore (Kate Bond Middle), Jamie Crumm (MHEA), Ciara Pettis (Ridgeway HS) Tiara Pettis (Ridgeway HS), Ashley Carson (MHEA), Jessica, Promise Gray (East HS), Dontricia Johnson (Overton HS), Sarina Rodgers (Bellevue Middle), and Kiara McCollins (Mitchell HS).

The teams successfully competed at this NCAA college exposure in front of several 100 NCAA Div.1 and Div.2 college coaches, competing at high-level college exposure events is a daunting task but the GLORY Girls met and exceeded the challenge. Additional thanks goes to coaches Wesley Cincore and Tom Jackson for their guidance and preparation of the team.

The team will travel to New Orleans, LA to compete at the Basketball on the Bayou college exposure event July 22 - 25.

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