True Ballerz 17U swept its pool in the regionally competitive PrepHoops Bash In The Desert Tournament May 5-7, 2017. 17U beat Rocky Mountain Vipers, Powerhouse Storm and Arizona Hype to advance to the Championship Bracket.
17U then beat Power North Platinum 68-61 to advance to the Elite Eight out of 26 teams. 17U lost by one point to AZ Grind 68-67.
True Ballerz 17U is now 18-4 on the season and will be back in action at the TresHoops Memorial Day Bash later this month.
True Ballerz 14U battled aggressively and successfully against top regional teams at the PrepHoops Bash In The Desert Tournament May 6-7, 2017. Phoenix teams usually have to travel out of state to face competition like this.
14U qualified for the championship bracket and went 2-2 for the tournament, beating Arizona Impact and Tucson Flight. 14U lost to 702 Select and Las Vegas Prospects.
In the final game of the tournament against Tucson Flight, 14U came back from 15 points down in the second half and capped the victory when Tahj Holloway rebounded his own missed free throw and put it in for the one point win, 52-51, with 4 seconds remaining.
14U went undefeated in pool play, beating PHX Fire 57-29 and AZ Pride 79-22. In bracket play 14U beat PHX Fire 60-30, then lost the championship game 57-58 to Triple Threat. Games were played April 29-30, 2017 at Moon Valley High School.
True Ballerz 17U won the Pangos Sweet 16 Diamond Championship on April 21-23 in Las Vegas. 17U went 4-0 and beat Team Vegas in the title game.
17U is now 14-3 on the season and will play three tournaments in Phoenix in May.
True Ballerz 17U traveled to Las Vegas for the BigFoot Hoops Easter Showdown ahead of Live Period events. 17U went 2-2 against a very strong field, including EYBL teams. They crushed Utah Supreme 100-33 and easily got by PV Elite (Utah). 17U’s run was ended by eventual tournament champion 702 Attack.
17U is now 10-3 on the season and is headed to the ultra competitive Pangos Sweet 16 this weekend.