Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Middle Atlantic Regional 11U Championship: Team NJ ABC Too Much

Jaylen Gaffney (Team NJ ABC)

Team NJ ABC defeated Team Final 70-49 to win the Middle Atlantic 11U Regional Championship. Congrats to Team NJABC staff and players for winning the title.

Top Performers

Jalen Gaffney Guard (Team NJ ABC)- Gaffney has the ability to score in a variety of ways. The thin combo-guard is in attack mode every time he’s on the floor. What is most exciting about his game is he showed an ability carry the scoring load. His stroke from behind the 3 point line forces the defense to play close and gets him to the rim at will.

Kadian Dawkins Guard (Team NJ ABC)- Dawkins is a pure point guard, he is a smart player with good leadership skills and plays like a coach’s son the way runs him team. Dawkins rarely puts himself in position to force a bad play. He’s also a great drive, draw and kick passer when he attacks the basket.

Ryan Conde Forward (Team NJ ABC)- Conde has good size and strength for his age. He also has a set of very good hands that helps his score in the lane. Ryan is also an outstanding rebounder.

Ezra Jones Guard (Team NJ ABC)- Jones has a great feel for the game and a good basketball IQ. He can also hit the three and score in transition.

Chris Arcidiacano Guard (Team Final)- Chris can shoot the money ball and can create his own shot. Arcidiacano is a small shooting guard that can get things done shooting the rock.

Elkhana Hildalgo Guard (Team Final)- Hildago is a thin pg that plays stronger than he appears. He excels in transition and possesses a scoring mentality.