April 10, 2017
While the Final Four was being played in Dallas, future Final Four hopefuls were battling it out at the
WPA Bruins Spring Tip-Off Tournament in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Teams from Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio, and Virginia got ready for the upcoming April Evaluation Period.
Tournament host WPA Bruins-Cash met Team Takeover EYBL in the finals of the Blue division with Team Takeover taking the 58-50 win. After a year of being young on the GEYBL circuit, Team Takeover is primed to make a run at the GEYBL title with Tennessee commit 2018
Amira Collins, Kansas State commit 2018
Savannah Simmons, Penn State commit 2018
Lauren Ebo, and Boston College commit 2018
Kate Klimliewicz leading the way. 2019
Jakia Brown-Turner could have a break out summer.
In their first season on the Adidas Gauntlet circuit, WPA Bruins- Cash walked away with the Summer Championship title. With key contributors graduating, they will rely on 2018
Amani Johnson, 2018
Ayanna Townsend, and a healthy 2018
Alexa Williamson to continue their winning tradition on the Adidas circuit. 2019
Tayonna Robertson is a name to watch.
In the Black division championship, Michigan Crossover GEYBL squared off with All Ohio Express and came away with the 57-37 win. Michigan Crossover’s pressing style was lead by 2019
Rickea Jackson and 2018
Alyza Winston. They were without the services of Marquette commit 2018
Kaela Webb. 2020
Aryana Naylor will turn some heads on the GEBYL circuit this summer.
All Ohio Express was a nice surprise for the tournament. They execute and play very well as a team. 2018
Allayah Huges is an athletic guard that is surrounded by shooters such as 2018
Abby Voss and 2018
Malika Wildon. 2018
Tihanna Fulton is a blue collar forward who works for offensive rebounds.
MacKenzie Davis (Capitol City Comets Fowler)- athletic guard who is a quality defender and creates best off the drive
DeAsia Reid (Cincy’s Finest 2018-Black)- hard nose forward who is a confrontational scorer in the low post
Faith Williams (Diamond on the Hill 17U)- athletic guard who can knock down the three and pull up jumper
Lauren Mills (Central PA Elite)- blue collar, skilled wing who rebounds and can knock down the three
Johnnia Steele (Michigan Storm)- Long, athletic forward who rebounds on both ends
Jayde Boyd (SLAAM 2019)- skilled point guard who can knock down the three off the bounce and catch
Gabriella Legister (WPA Bruins- Zeise)- Mobile post who can score over either shoulder in low post