This past week 88 of the top 7th grade teams in the country competed in the AAU 7th Grade Nationals in Memphis, TN. Team DEMI did not disappoint, as they made the trip down south in its first opportunity to impress on a national stage. The Boston squad made a run to the Elite 8 in the Classic Bracket, before dropping a hard fought contest to fellow New England squad Shooting Stars, who finished 3rd in the Classic Bracket.
Team DEMI drew a tough draw competing in Pool R, which included the Metro Sixers (PA), ABC Swarm (AR), and Team Final (PA).Schedule and Results Pool Play (1-2): ABC Swarm 61, Team DEMI 54 (Monday) Metro Sixers 78, Team DEMI 50 (Tuesday) Team DEMI 50, Team Final 40 (Wednesday) Schedule and Results Classic Bracket: Team DEMI 74, All Ohio Red 66 (Friday) Team DEMI 67, Game Speed Huskies 44 (Sweet 16/Friday) Shooting Stars 55, Team DEMI 44 (Elite 8/Saturday)
Congratulations to the Team DEMI 7th grade team and HEA alumnus Kani Glover on an extremely successful first season on the AAU circuit.