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.