Monday, August 4, 2014
Memphis Tri-State Elite had The Summer of a Lifetime
Memphis Tri-State Elite started it’s summer in Dallas, TX at the Big State Flava Jam. Playing teams like DFW T Jack Elite with 6'7" Teaira McCown with over 60 coaches at the game. Then they headed up to the Battle of the Boro in Nashville,TN. At this tournament, the team got hot. Winning 7 games and losing just 1 game in the championship to the Sky Diggs Elite (premium junior division).
The second half of the July evaluation period started with the team heading to New Orleans, LA for the Sylvia Fowles Summer Classic. Still HOT! Winning 3 and losing just 1 game to the Miami Sun Team Fowles. The ladies put on a great showing with over 30 or more coaches at every game.
The Atlanta Summer Slam was the next stop with over 75 coaches including Connecticut head coach Geno watching the game. The ladies finished 1 and 1 in the event.
Next stop was across town to the Adidas Nationals. The team completed this tournament 3 and 2.
The summer was great for all the ladies! Coach Echols has been called by all the SEC schools, half of the Big 12 schools, some ACC schools and many more universities.
Some of the top players of the summer included Eryn Foster (Ridgeway), Alessia “Danielle” Conley (Craigmont), Rodrea “Dee Dee” Echols (Overton) and Breounna Humphrey (Ridgeway).