(USA-Oregon-Beaverton Feb 16, 2015) —- Coach Tavio Meeks and his 13U Boys squad came within 5 pts of taking the 2015 President’s Day Adidas Tournament in Oregon.
Playing in the D2 division, the Wolverines defeated Athlete Elite (Canada) 70-26 in Game 1 and the Aloha Sharks (Oregon) 69-47 in Game 2. The boys turned it up in Game 3 vs. FAST (Linn OR) with an impressive 73-20 victory.
In Game 4, they went up against fellow Northern California AAU Club Team Select (Brentwood CA) and ended up with a 70-46 victory.
Game 5 pitted the Wolverines against West Linn (Oregon). A close game throughout, the Wolverines came out on top 63-58.
This put the Wolverines in the Championship game against Lake Oswego (OR) who had also had an impressive showing with a 5-0 record, winning all their games by an average of 15 pts. The championship game was close throughout with Lake Oswego pulling out a 64-59 win.
Throughout the tournament, the Wolverines had balanced scoring up and down their roster. Players who made the trip were veterans George King Jr, Nick Baluyot, Aaron Murphy, Rasheed Assaf, Daniel Spencer Tavio Meeks, Jr. 1st year Wolverines Lance Rodrigues, Elijah Alonso, Christian Pitcher and Isaiah Hawthorne have had an immediate positive impact on the team, providing additional punch to an already competitive team roster.
Led by Head Coach Tavio Meeks and coaches Ed Zeno and Rick Spencer, this squad will continue to compete up & down the West Coast throughout the Spring & Summer 2015 season.