Thursday, July 14, 2016

Memphis Players Represented in 2016 Battle in the Boro Tournament

Blue Star Media evaluators covered the event and they had plenty to say about Memphis players.

Top honors in the elite Junior Showcase Division were claimed in Wednesday’s final game as Team Penny out of Memphis, Tennessee stretched a two point half time margin into a 70 – 55 championship victory over renowned Sports City U from Ohio. Power forward Antoinette Lewis paced four players in double figures for Team Penny with a 20 point performance. Penetrating guard Tesia Thompson added 14 while long range shooting Selena Pruitt added 13 more and Jireh Washington chipped in 10 of her own. Lewis, Thompson and Pruitt will be seniors this fall while Washington is entering her junior year.

Jayla Hemingway- 5-11 – 2019 – Combo Guard – TN Flight Silver – Hemingway is a high motor, strong player who competes relentlessly on both ends of the floor. She is a smart player that that uses quick footwork, timing and skill to maneuver around opponents in the paint and finish at the rim.

2016 Battle in the Boro All Star Teams members 

Gabrielle Crawford, 6-3, power forward, 2018, Memphis Elite – Daniels (Cordova, Tennessee)

Tesia Thompson, 5-9, shooting guard, 2017, Team Penny Pruitt 2017 (Memphis, Tennessee) MVP

Jireh Washington 5-7, shooting guard, 2018, Team Penny Pruitt 2017 (Memphis, Tennessee)

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