Friday, October 25, 2013

8th Grade Program Preview: Boston Spartans Have Something To Prove!

Boston Spartans

This season Basketball Spotlight would like to start our program previews. We will give you a look into the top programs in the region and let you know what to look forward to. 

Team Name – Boston Spartans 
Hometown – Boston, MA 
Coaches – Al Rue and Buddy Murphy 
Last Season Tournament Wins – Basketball Spotlight MDC (Blue Division), Zero Gravity Nationals, Score 4 More Middle School Tourney and Montreal Classic 
Key Returning Players – Dominic Jones, Andrew Ficklin and Darion Jordan Thomas 
Key Additions – Dana Tate Jr. and Damon Tate 
Key Departures – Greg Schranze 
Scheduled Tournaments – Basketball Spotlight Circuit, Basketbull Circuit, Hoop Group Circuit, AAU Super Regionals, States and Nationals 

Coach's Outlook : "My goal is to get my kids to continue improving daily in life and as basketball players. Furthermore, using basketball as a vehicle to further their education and help accomplish their future goals on and off the court. We also aspire to receive national recognition by competing against the best!" 

Spotlight Analysis: The Spartans earned their way into the Orange Division after winning the Blue Division crown at the MDC. Now they must prove they are capable of banging with the big boys. The have a talented wing guard (Dominic Jones) and he will be looking to make a national name on the circuit this year.