Youth Basketball Tournament National Youth Basketball Tournament

AYBA NEWS


Charlotte Tip-Off. (Mar 10, 2013) Thirty-seven teams from North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Virginia tipped off the AYBA 2013 seas in a two-day event at Carolina Courts in Charlotte, NC. Seven grade division champions were crowned:

Sixth Grade BoysCC Flight (Concord, NC)
Seventh Grade BoysLower Country Marlins (Columbia, SC)
Eighth Grade BoysGeorgia Storm (Calhoun, GA)
Ninth Grade BoysCC Flight (Concord, NC)
Ninth Grade GirlsCarolina Cavaliers (Charleston, SC)
Tenth Grade BoysCarolina Blue Streak (Asheville, NC)
JV Grade GirlsCapital City Cyclones (Raleigh, NC)

The teams also attended the Friday NBA game between the Charlotte Bobcats and Oklahoma City Thunder. Six AYBA teams played preliminary exhibition games.


STATE DIRECTORS WORKSHOP. AYBA will hold a state director's workshop DEC. 15 – 16, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. Carolina Courts and the Wingate Hotel will host the event. A second workshop is planned in early 2013.


REGIONAL TOURNAMENTS. Hoping to expand into new areas, AYBA plans to introduce regional tournaments in 2013. Areas being considered are Georgia, West Virginia, Indiana and New England.

2012 AYBA National Championship Tournament Results

11th Grade Boys

11th Grade New York Basketball Tournament Champs 2012

CHAMPIONS - STATEN ISLAND STINGRAYS(NY)
Runners-Up - PG All Stars(MD)
MVP - Jack Shanahan (Staten Island Stingrays-NY)

9th Grade Boys

9th Grade Delaware Basketball Tournament Champs 2012

CHAMPIONS - WE R 1 (DEL)
Runners-Up - Edge Elite (VA)
MVP - Damion Desgoute (WE R 1-DEL)

8th Grade Boys

8th Grade Virginia Basketball Tournament Champs 2012

CHAMPIONS - FAIRFAX STARS (VA)
Runners-Up - Team Clutch (NJ)
MVP - James Butler (Fairfax Stars-VA)

7th Grade Boys

7th Grade Virginia Basketball Tournament Champs 2012

CHAMPIONS - VIRGINIA ELITE (VA)
Runners-Up - South Jersey Jazz (NJ)
MVP - MVP – David Wells (Virginia Elite-VA)

6th Grade Boys

6th Grade Virginia Basketball Tournament Champs 2012

CHAMPIONS - LOUDON TRIPLE THREAT (VA)
Runners-Up - Top Ten (VA)
MVP - Jayde Pierre (Loudon Triple Threat-VA)

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

THANKS TO ALL THE PLAYERS, COACHES AND FANS WHO ATTENDED

Special Thanks To:

JOHN STENSON, WEB DEVELOPMENT
ERIC KULCZYCKY, VISIT FAIRFAX
CHRIS PAUL, EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY
TIM LEGLER, ESPN SPORTS
NORMAN REYNOLDS, DJ NOSE
RAY BULLOCH, MID-SOUTH BASKETBALL OFFICIALS
MARK PARTONEN, BURKE SPORTING GOODS
TODD STUBBLEFIELD, SPOT ME WEAR
KEN BROADBENT, THE ZENITH GROUP
STERLING ATHLETICS  
CROWN TROPHY  
PAISANO'S PIZZA  

Portraits and Action Pictures. Chris Paul of C.rescent P.hotography took team and individual portraits on Sunday. He was also on hand Monday taking shots of the players and teams in action during the first day of games. These pictures are avaialable at the C.rescent P.erspectives Photography Website. Just use the password 'basketball'. He has everything from wallet size to poster size including trader cards with customizable stats!