The KC Classic was quite the event and stacked with a lot of teams in the West and Midwest that have a competitive reputation on the EYBL (Nike) circuit. Eager to compete as an Adidas Grassroots program, our club made sure that the teams that were in the event recognized and knew that the Colorado Hawks were there to compete.
Colorado Hawks 2017 (15U) Boys (coached by Terrance Lee, Anthony Hardin and Jeremie Bosunga) were placed in one of the toughest pools – stacked with 3 of the top teams in the event. In the game opener, they played and contended with the Tulsa Wildcats, but fell to them in the end. Next against MoKan Elite (very renowned on the EYBL circuit), the game went into overtime and after getting the last shot off, it almost went in to double overtime. Unfortunately, the boys fell 65-62. No other losses were experienced after those two as they finished 3rd place in their pool and beat their competitors in the Silver bracket division to bring home the Silver Division Championship.
Special congratulations to LeChaun Duhart for being dubbed MVP of the event.