Peach Jam Notes


If y’all want to know how the top prospects for the 2014 class are performing then, I am the guy to give that information.

Team Penny are running over teams in the Peach Jam. K.J. and Dedric Lawson are playing very well in the tournament. Team Penny went 2-0 on the first day of pool play, with victories over Mokan Elite (N.Y.) by the final score 59-55 and NY Lightning by the final score of 74-61.

The Lawson brothers combined to score 74 points in the two victories. Thus far, Team Penny is undefeated in its six team pool, meaning the Memphis club can lock up a spot in Saturday’s Elite 8 with one win.

TEAM PENNY ON A ROLL AGAIN- Updated information

Team Penny is moving one step closer to the Elite Eight of the Elite Youth Basketball League at the Peach Jam with a 75-71 victory over Team Final on Friday night.

Dedric Lawson scored a game-high 28 points on 12 of 20 shooting and snatched seven rebounds. Team Penny lost their first game on Friday morning to Spiece Indy Heat by the final score of 80-71. Yet, they are 3-1 and that’s awesome with an capital “A”.

The top two teams from each of the tournament’s four pools will advance to Saturday night’s quarterfinals. Team Penny will play at 9:30 a.m. CT on Saturday against the St. Louis Eagles.

The other half of the Lawson brothers, K.J., added 16 points and grabbed six rebounds in the win over Team Final. Both K.J. and Dedric are ranked as two of the nation’s top prospects.

SKAL LABISSIERE

Big fella Skal Labissiere from Evangelical Christian School and the Arkansas Wings advanced to the Final Four of the Peach Jam’s 16U Tournament with a 54-51 win over Team Takeover on Friday.

The Wings will take on the King James Shooting Stars at 12:30 p.m. CT in Saturday’s semifinals. The 16U championship game will take place on Sunday afternoon.

I received this information from the Commercial Appeal.

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