Livonia, MI – The top travel teams in Michigan filled the Livonia Churchill Field house as the first ever Michigan Cup took place. The best part about this event, was seeing teams sell out and give their all for the…
Livonia, MI – The top travel teams in Michigan filled the Livonia Churchill Field house as the first ever Michigan Cup took place. The best part about this event, was seeing teams sell out and give their all for the bragging rights of being named the best in Michigan, and Michigan Cup Champions.
Elite 8 Bracket – Michigan Storm Taylor took home the championship in the Elite 8 Bracket, and it was not an easy road to the championship. The Michigan Storm beat 1 Nation Elite in an overtime bout and then went down to the wire with the Michigan Crossover. Gabby Elliott looked every part of the best player in the 2020 class, doing everything well on the floor and finishing strong in transition. Aaliyah McQueen also had a standout showing at this event.
Super Platinum Blue Bracket – This bracket was an ultra competitive bracket as well, headlined by Michigan Crossover -Adams and Mystics Showtime. Both teams have played up an age group in many tournaments during this travel season and it showed as the Crossover bullied there way to the Championship game and the Mystics were able to show poise beyond their years by closing out games. In the end, the Crossover would go on to win in the championship game by 7. Damiya Hageman was her usual self, causing havoc and finding open teammates but teammate Kailee Davis, had her offense flowing in full effect all of Saturday.
Super Platinum Red Bracket– Mystics Black 2019 walked away as champions in this bracket. Mystics Black is a solid team that shoots the ball at a really high level.
Platinum Blue Bracket – Western Michigan Drive Copeland walked away as champions of this bracket. They were able to put together a dominant Saturday with tremendous guard play and finishing at the rim very well. This a very talented group to keep a watch on. Western Michigan Drive – Copeland features Kenzie Bowers, A.J Edinger, and Kaybrianna Hallman. The future is very bright for the Western Michigan Drive.
Platinum Red Bracket – This bracket might have featured the most exciting match ups of the day. A pool loaded with talent, the freshmen teams did not disappoint. Example Sports beat out MBA 2022 in what was an exciting championship game. Example Sports had to beat out a very talented Crossover team that is headlined by a number of talented 8th graders.
Diamond Bracket – The 8th graders in this bracket really played well all around. However, the Western Michigan Drive 2022 Larry is dominant. The young group had the most consistent and dominant performance of the day. Shooting 3 pointers, not letting opponents win loose balls, just about anything good you can do on the court, this team did it. They beat out tri-county hoopers 58-28 to win the championship in this bracket.