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April 16 – 17th Weekend Tournament Recap

NOVA Cavs 17U-Sawitzky Team Photo at St. Alban’s (DC) after winning Gold Bracket Championship at Big Shots MD Certified this weekend


Washington DC / Richmond, VA –  Eight of the NOVA Cavalier teams were in action this weekend in Washington DC and Richmond, Virginia.

12U, 14U and 15U-Frate Cavaliers were down at Richmond in the Southern Showdown presented by Zero Gravity.  12U Sullender team finished the weekend with a 1-2 record, with a win over NOVA Suns in the VCU Siegel Center main court.  15U-Frate also completed the tournament with the same record.  14U Cavs dropped their first game to VA Panthers from Tidewater area, then rolled off with two consecutive victories over Peninsula Primetime and Foundation Academy.  They finished 2-1 in the tournament.

Weekend of April 16-17 (2)

At Catholic University this weekend, NOVA Cavs 15U-Dashti had a solid tournament in the MD Flames Regional Warm-up.  They finished 2-1.  16U Cavs had a fantastic weekend – with big win over 17U DMV Running Rebels, Urbana Elite and MD Hoopmasters to capture first place finish in the tournament.

The best performance of the weekend goes out to 17U NOVA Cavaliers-Sawitzky in the Big Shots MD Certified event in Washington DC.  Cavs went 3-0  and won the Gold Bracket Championship.  Sami El-Rafey (Langley) and Tique Yarbrough (Tuscarora) played well all weekend long, while Bishop Ireton’s Joey Hamer was named Tournament MVP.  17U Corish Cavs also finished 2-1 in the Big Shots tournament in the SLAM division.  Coach Corish’s team was led by Khalil Williams-Diggins, Johnny Corish and James Diluigi throughout the weekend.

Weekend of April 16-17 (1)

Next weekend, the two top NOVA Cavaliers teams in the organization will participate in the Hoop Group Pittsburgh JamFest.  Look for the schedule to be publish very soon.

Go Cavs!


Game Results for the weekend:

12U Sullender

16-49 Loss to Tidewater Beasts

39-36 Win over NOVA Suns

34-39 Loss Hampton Hoyas

13U Boltersdorf

36-87 Loss to D1SA-Mason

21-53 Loss to Loudoun FLEXX-Carlin

34-41 Loss to Loudoun FLEXX-Martirossian

14U Lin

47-59 Loss to VA Panthers Academic Basketball

52-36 Win over Peninsula Primetime

51-8 Win over Foundation Academy

15U Frate

43-75 Loss to Team Loaded 2020

38-56 Loss to Team Hustle DMV

49-43 Win over Columbia Hoyas

15U Dashti

19-38 Loss to HC Elite

51-42 Win over LBA Attack-White

55-50 Win over ATB Bulldogs

16U Gray-Mendes

49-41 Win over DMV Running Rebels

63-38 Win over Urbana Elite

56-28 Win over MD Hoopmasters

17U Sawitzky

63-36 Win over Unfinished Business

51-47 Win over Team Renegade (Semifinal)

50-35 Win over Team Volume (Final)

17U Corish

65-37 Win over Your Future Basketball

45-47 Loss to Gainesville Elite

51-41 Win over Tennessee Showtime