Back to back!!!!
Yes sir the Tennessee Chosen Few 17 and under squad slipped
past the Georgia Stars Select to the tune of 49-31 to capture the Orange
Division Gold Championship at the Big Shots/Clemson event this past weekend.
The Tennessee Chosen Few defended their title as they were
also victorious in the same event last season.
Justin Simmons (Stone
Memorial) was outstanding in his efforts as the junior prospect was named
the Most Outstanding Player of the event.
In the opener the TCF put the hurt on the North Carolina
Athletics 67-42 behind 15 markers from Oterriah
Lee (CAK) and 12 from the aforementioned Simmons.
Simmons was on point in contest #2 as he dropped a team high
17 in an easy 72-45 drubbing of the Smyrna Stars. Joining Simmons in the
scorebook were Andre Wilson (Austin
East) with 13 and Tyler Yoder (Stone
Memorial) with 10.
got the hot hand in game #3 as the junior guard poured in 19 leading the TCF to
an easy 76-35 annihilation of WCBA. Simmons added 12 in the win joined in the
scoring column by Travon Fields
(Virginia) with 11 and Zak Carter (
was high scorer in the low scoring title contest with 12.
Imani Miller (
lauded for his defensive effort during the event.
Down in the 16 and under division the Tennessee Chosen Few
finished 2-1 falling to the Southern Stampede 58-57 in the 16 and under Orange
TCF started strong with a nice 72-57 victory over the
Carolina Hawks. Will Doerger (Farragut) took
scoring honors with 14 in the win. Joining him in the score book were Jordan Bowden (Carter) with 12 and Gage Spence (Stone Memorial) and Kordell
was high man in Game #2 with 20 as the TCF drubbed TMP 85-65. Joc Bruce (South Doyle) pitched in with
13, freshman big man Durrell Middleton
(Powell) added 12 and Yosmond
West) finished with 11.
Bowden was team high with 15 in the final game defeat
followed closely by Middleton with 12 and
Brady Nease (
was sighted for his consistent play throughout the weekend.
Both teams will gear up as they head to the Bob Gibbons
Tournament of Champions this coming weekend in Suwanee