15U Bracket 5 Championship
Game 1:25 Court 5
Upward Star Center
Team Winston – 42
Team Loaded 704 – 26
GAME MVP: Julius Reese Jr 12 points
It took five minutes for both teams to score a total of 5 points (3-2 with 11:00 left in 1st half) when suddenly within 20 seconds Team Winston scored five quick points capped off by a finish by Winston Salem native JR Reese. With an old school UCONN like 2-2-1 zone press Team Winston continued to dominate the 1st period taking a commanding 25-6 lead into half-time.
The lead continued to grow in the 2nd half for Team Winston as they maintained the same defensive intensity. Marc Raye JR’s layup extended the lead to 35-13 with 7:45 to go.
Team Loaded 704 made a surge late, cutting their deficit to 14 behind the scoring of Erique Meyers (9 points).
In the end, Team Winston was just too much and finished the weekend as the winners of the 15U bracket 5 championship. They were led by game MVP Julius Reese Jr. Final Score 42-26