Tennessee shined bright in both the 15 and 16 and under division at the 2011 Corey Brewer Tennessee Invitational this weekend.
Select Basketball behind the dynamic shooting of Jake Allsmiller (CPA) captured the crown in the 15 and under category.
The East Tennessee Pyro used balanced scoring to bring home the ‘ship in the 16 and under division of the event.
Allsmiller was a man among boys garnering MVP honors for his shooting exploits including a game where he nailed 10 3's.
Braxton Bonds (CPA) continues to bring it every weekend controlling tempo and using his gifts to make everyone on the floor a better player.
Andy Schumpert (Brentwood) had a fine tournament scoring numerous buckets inside and Andrew Cowie (BGA) really showed out in the title game.
Duncan Smith (MBA) and Nate Moran (BGA) contributed on both ends of the floor with their solid efforts.
Jordan Hall (Lenoir City) scored 20 points in a 70-55 victory over Atlanta Select Diamond and was named MVP of the 16 and under division as the East Tennessee Pyro captured the crown.
The Pyro rolled through pool play getting 16 points from Camion Patrick (Lenoir City) and 14 from J. Hall in a 67-52 victory over the Tennessee Dynasty. Victim #2, the Tennessee Reign fell 71-34 behind 16 from J. Hall and 14 from Cory Poteet (Campbell County).
Hall busted for 19 in win over Atlanta Select. Terrence Hall (Lenoir City) added 11 markers.
A 64-37 blasting of Team Vigilence in the semi-finals was led by J. Hall with 20, including 6 of 6 from deep and 10 points each from Ethan Hayes (Anderson County) and Kaseem Davidson (Oak Ridge).
In the title game victory, J. Hall was big with 20 points but followed closely by Patrick with 19. Blake Golden (Knoxville West) added 14 markers in the championship victory.
Joining J. Hall on the glitter squad were Patrick, Golden, Davidson and Poteet.
T. Hall was lauded for picking up the slack for Rian Hall (Oak Ridge) who was unable to attend the tournament. He played well averaging around 7 points and 9 assists per contest.