The third installment of the Excel All Star Game broke all records this Sunday. The event has always been a celebration of all the talent Texas has to offer. Each player received the 2016 Excel All Star uniform and a platform to showcase their talents. The record attendance were treated to a pre Christmas gift.
In the Excel Girls All Star game the South team striked first led Ja’Shelle Johnson (18 pts. and game MVP) and Jada Tovar (11 pts). North would fight back led by Jasmyn Brock (16 pts) and Haylie Adams (12 pts). The game was full of talent with each player bringing the record crowd out of their seats. In the end the South girls would prove to be too much and would take home the crown. Ja’Shelle Johnson would take home the games MVP. Check out the games box score below.
The three point championship would pit the best eight boys and the best eight girls against each other between the girls and boys All Star games. Over 100 players would attempt to qualify in the morning for the chance to compete in this championship. When the dust settled 16 players would remain. When the dust cleared four would remain. Aiden Mendez would go up against Steven Quintero and Gabby Gaskins would face off against Avalon Munoz. Aiden would put Larry Bird type numbers with a 20 point round to win the boys championship and Gabby would put up 18 to win the girls championship .
In the Excel Boys All Star game 30 players would compete for the South and North teams. The game would bring multiple match ups that would prove to be worth the price of admission. One match up pitted State Ranked guard Cortez Ivie Jr (10 pts) from KIlleen VS stand out guard Maliq Nuerell (14 pts). Both guards took over all aspects of the game showing why they are so highly celebrated. Another great match up was a family showdown between Izaiah (10 pts) and Brandyn Riojas (11 pts)who we are used to seeing dominating together now had the task of guarding each other. North would jump out early led Trashawn Leak (19 pts) of Austin and C.J. Hall (13 pts) of Killeen. The South would be led by the long shooting Steven Quintero (17 pts) and Maliq Nuerrel (14 pts). In the end the boys from up North would end up with the victory. Check out the box score for this game below.
EXCEL GIRLS ALL STAR GAME – DECEMBER 18TH, 2016 – OUR LADY OF THE LAKE UNIV
SOUTH GIRLS ALL STARS 71
Ja’Shelle Johnson 18 pts, Jada Tovar 11 pts, Sydney Juarez 7 pts, Madaline Gomez 7 pts, Annalia Cuellar 6pts, Alexus Arroyas 6 pts, Avalon Munoz 5 pts, Julia Plata 4 pts, Alyxa Martnez 4 pts, Alexia Hollings 3 pts,
NORTH GIRLS ALL STARS 48
Jasmyn Brock 14 pts, Haylie Adams 11 pts, Erin Jivilanz 7 pts, Ari Rodriguez 5 pts, Katie Flemming 3 pts, Emyiah Spencer 3 pts, Joana Lopez 2 pts, Brylee Miller 2 pts, Iyanna Billups, Janae Randall.
EXCEL BOYS ALL STAR GAME – DECEMBER 18TH, 2016 – OUR LADY OF THE LAKE UNIV
NORTH BOYS ALL STARS 80
Trashawn Leak 19 pts, CJ Hall 13 pts, Brandyn Rios 11 pts, Cortez Ivie Jr (9 pts(, Reid Higgins 8 pts, Xavier Terrazas 7 pts, Jonathon Eliis 6 pts, Antoine Ferguson 5 pts, Justin Hill 5 pts, Dalon James 3 pts, Isaiah Ward 3 pts, Katerius Hamilton 1 pt, Nathan De la Garza, Nick Haggett, Danny Amezquita.
SOUTH BOYS ALL STARS 63
Steven Quintero 17 pts, Maliq Nuerell 14 pts, Issac Castillo 7 pts, Aaron Goodman 6 pts, Nathaniel Biache 5 pts, Luke Price 5 pts, Damon Cardenas 3 pts, Jordan Gutierrez 2 pts, Izaiah Riojas 2 pts, Ashton Pena, Alex Leak, Jordan Alvarado, Donavon Gomez, Christian Flores.
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