We traveled to Hershey, Pennsylvania to play in the USJN Hershey Tournament this weekend.
The competition was solid and we had another great showing, finishing 5-1 overall and making it to the quarterfinal round of the tournament before losing to the ultimate champions of the tournament.
This brings the team record to 22-3 in the last 6 tournaments.
Please see detailed game information below:
Hoop Magic vs. Delaware Angels: In the first game of the tournament, the team defeated the Angels decisively 35-27. Alex Long was high scorer for the game with 13 points.
Hoop Magivs vs. Maryland Elite: In a closely fought game, Hoop Magic held their composure and defeated the Elite 48-46. Darrian Pickett and Brittany Murray were high scorers of the game with 18 and 14 respectively.
Hoop Magic vs. PA Capital AAU: The Hoop Magic girls soundly defeated the Pride 63-52. Alex Long, Brittany Murray and Darrian Pickett were the high scorers of the game with 20, 17 and 10 respectively. Murray also pulled down 11 rebounds and had 5 blocks, giving her team the defensive edge it needed to win the game.
Hoop Magic vs. PA Pride: After being behind most of the game, the Hoop Magic girls pulled out a victory in the final seconds of the game, defeating PA Capital AAU 46-45 by Alex Long's two free throws with 0.5 seconds left on the game clock. Long, Murray and Pickett were leading scorers with 12, 9 and 8 respectively. Murray pulled down 9 rebounds while Pickett and Brianna Hogan each had 4 steals to help close the point gap in the final minutes of the game.
Hoop Magic vs. New York Liberty: The team decisively defeated the New York Libery 46-26. Emily Rebh and Asia Wilson were leading scorers, with 15 and 9 respectively. This victory brought the team's record in the tournament to 5-0 and allowed them to win their pool and make it to the playoffs of the tournament.
Hoop Magic vs. Chillies: In a close game, the team battled the ultimate winners of the USJN Tournament the Chillies. They fought hard the entire way but could not hold on to their 20-18 halftime lead, ultimately losing 55-46 to the Chillies in the quarterfinals of the tournament. This brought their tournament record to 5-1 and their overall record to 22-3 in the past 6 tournaments.
I would like to congratulate Darrian, Brittany, Brianna, Alex, CC, Olivia, Emily and Asia for a job very well done.
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GO HOOP MAGIC !!!