Vegas Teams Beat Arizona, California, Georgia, Iowa and Utah

Las Vegas, NV – The 2nd Annual G365 Vegas Classic event expanded in 2019 to include teams from Atlanta (GA), Des Moises (IA), Los Angeles (CA), Phoenix (AZ), Reno (NV), Sacramento (CA), Salt Lake City (UT), San Diego (CA), San Francisco (CA) and the host city, Las Vegas. Unfortunately for those teams traveling from out of town, the Vegas teams played at a high level and took home championships in eight of the ten divisions.

In the 8th grade division, #24 Vegas Elite topped #10 SF Rebels and #15 Las Vegas Punishers. Vegas Elite’s, Sebastian Mack (G365 Top 25) earned MVP honors. The All-Tourney included Jeremyah Aquino (SF Rebels / G365 Top 25), Osiris Grady (Vegas Punishers/ G365 MW Top 25), nationally recognized Omaha Biliew (Beyond Ball Iowa), and Jake Bevacqua who led Chosen Few to a silver division championship.

In the 7th grade division, the MW #5 Loyalty Vegas Panthers defeated #6 Utah Hard Knox. Both teams looked much improved and will receive consideration for a top 25 ranking. The All-Tourney team included MVP Anthony Nwuli (Loyalty Vegas Panthers), Bryan Townsend (Loyalty Vegas Panthers), David Katoa (Utah Hard Knox), sharp shooting Kelby Miller (Utah Hard Knox) and Zemaury Erfe (SF Rebels). In the silver division, the Las Vegas Heat prevailed over a tough Saints team out of Arizona.

In the 6th grade division, MW #6 ranked Las Vegas Heat topped a tough CM Bulls team in the finals. Both teams will be expected to climb up to G365 MW top 5 and will be considered for a G365 top 25 ranking. The All-Tourney team included MVP Maleek Simeus (Las Vegas Heat), shooter Xavier Christopher (Las Vegas Heat), Josiah Stroughter (CM Bulls), Jevon Yapi (All Vegas / G365 Top 25) and Chukwuemeka Osuji (Hard to Guard). The Sac Town Chaos defeated LV Live Black in OT to take home the silver division title.

In the 5th grade division, unraked CM Bulls defeated #13 ranked SF Rebels in the championship. Timothy Anderson (CM Bulls / G365 Player to Watch) took home MVP honors. Las Vegas Heat won the silver division. G365 #21 Utah Select Premier won the 4th grade division and unranked CM Bulls won the 3rd grade division. Diesel Dart (Utah Select Premier) earned 4th grade MVP and Demetrius Hunter Jr. (CM Bulls) earned 3rd grade MVP.

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