The Team Trae Young 16U and 17U Girls Teams got their seasons started strongly over the weekend at Prime Event Texas in Mansfield, Texas. Both teams lost just once, to the eventual champions of their respective divisions.
Playing in the Black Division, TTY Girls 17U went unbeaten in pool play. On Saturday they defeated Texas Lone Star 53-37 and HG Elite 55-45. Sunday saw them finish pool play with a 39-31 win over North Texas Shockers. However, in the Black Division Championship match they lost to a tough Team Lex Nation squad, 51-39.
— Elle Papahronis (@EllePapahronis) March 29, 2022
🗣📢@TeamTraeYoungWB 17U played its 1st weekend! Came up short in the Championship but MAAAAAAN did these young ladies compete this weekend! The way they competed and played TOGETHER for the 1st time was AWESOME!! 👏👏More good times ahead!! ❤🖤❤🖤 pic.twitter.com/XSj2D9UgEP
— Frankie Parks (@CoachFParks) March 28, 2022
— Fasiri Ellison (@undagod) March 30, 2022
— C1osen (@c1osen) March 29, 2022
— Seleh Harmon #30 (@SelehHarmon) March 30, 2022
— Melissa Parks (@MelParks5200) March 30, 2022
— Nessa Begay (@_nessa_35) March 28, 2022
So many great performances @PRIMEeventBBall this weekend. Write ups to come – but call outs to @TeamTraeYoungWB @UnityAjhawkins @SAHoopsElite @TXElite2024 and Las Cruces Premier for impressive work with strong platforms pic.twitter.com/5tAlNPGdsq
— Girls BBall Report Southwest – TX, OK, AR, and LA (@DfwSpot) March 28, 2022
The Team Trae Girls 16U team was seeded in the Yellow Division and dealt with a hiccup early with a 50-41 loss to eventual division champion KS United Soyez. However. they bounced back with a 50-47 win late Saturday over HG Elite and finished on a high note with a 64-19 victory over Texas Elite Austin Future.
Great first tournament with the new SQUAD! Ready for the next one!@steve_dgow @heythatsbritt @CoachFParks @TeamTraeYoungWB @TheTraeYoung @AthleteVision_ @PBRhoops @ShaneLaflin @bballjkey @ASGR1995 @ESPNHoopGurlz @3StepSports @KPannell71 @MikeAduddell @ESPN_WomenHoop 🔥🏀 pic.twitter.com/fPCbpggXE5
— Kyiah Prestridge (@And1Kyiah) March 28, 2022
— Olivia Watkins (@2025Watkins) March 27, 2022