Coming Soon! Training with the Stars
Tim Hardaway from the NY Knicks
Details will be posted soon!
NEL Coaches Corner:
· Teaching is about getting your team to practice and utilize the skills needed to perform. Coaching is getting your team to be and play as a team.
· Always let your team know the following: Play hard, play smart, play together and HAVE FUN!
What's New in AAU!
Boys 6TH Grade NEL (Foti) – Division III Nationals Update – VA.
They went 2-1, losing to eventual 4th place team- WP BB All-Stars.
Other Pool Games:
NEL 55 Taylor Made All-Stars (KY) 42
NEL defeated Tidewater Wildcats in double OT
In Championship Bracket:
NEL 53 Virginia Academy Prep 42
In the Sweet Sixteen we lost to eventual semi-finalist and 3rd overall DOBO Nation (Ohio).
Boys 7th grade NEL (Bryant/Cook)
The team ended a solid AAU season a final Victory over the New York Raiders 39-31.
This was a perfect cap to a solid season of learning and getting better.
NEL (Team Morales)
Wins The NJ Shootout Championship in Atlantic City by going 4-0. They defeated NJ Fire, Team Hines, NJCP and Peak Skills in the final by a score of 56-45. The team has compiled a record of 24-9 thus far and is on a 12 game winning streak. Next up is the Kingz of the court in New Haven, CT.
Boys 9th grade NEL (Morales):
Wins NY Metro-District Championship and Qualifies for Nationals out in Virginia in July by defeating a scrappy NBAC team in the semi-finals and then winning against a well-coached Rising Stars team in the finals. Next on the schedule is the NJ Super Showcase out at Atlantic City, NJ.
Girls NEL 9th Grade (Yearwood)
Boys NEL 9th grade (Morales): Division III District Championship
The boys went 4-0 advancing to the final four on Monday, May 26th
where they will face NBAC. They defeated
LIL (Schular), LIL (Curry), Rising Stars and Staten Island's Finest.
NEL Boys 4th grade (Ferraro/Kass): Zero Gravity War of Westchester Tournament
1st. game Lightning 43 Monroe Crusaders 19, 2nd game Lightning 46 Castle Athletics 25
3rd game Lightning 48 House of Sports 20 , Playoffs: Lightning 45 House of Sports 23
Lost to Greenwich Stars in the chip.
Girls 6th grade NEL (Taxiera)
Boys 6th grade NEL (Foti Jr.)
The team has been playing in our Spring SL and has competed in an AAU event at the BSC. They are working hard and playing well together. Great Job!
NEL Boys 6th grade (Terrill)
Won the Battle of Brewster Championship this past weekend April 26-27.
They beat Wins for Life (5th grade) 55-44, St. Mary's 59-24, Loss to Wins for Life 6th grade
38-31 in the final game of pool play. Then avenged that loss in the championship
with a great win over Wins for life 6th grade 43-36.
Boys 9th grade NEL (Morales):
Went 1-1 out at Zero Gravity in Newtown, CT. Lost in a very good battle against Castle Athletics and then beat the CT Wizzards. Next up is the Hall of Fame tournament out in Hartford, CT.
NEL Girls 11th grade: (De Marzo) – Goes 4-0 at Hooperstown
Westchester Lighting 46-45 in OT
Bronx Running Rebels 34-28
Hooperstown Huskies 60-54
In the Chip, they beat the Bronx Running Rebels 50-39 – GREAT JOB!
NEL Boys 7th grade: (Elser)
Battle of the Big House AAU Tournament – House of Sports
Team Elser defeated the following teams and won the chip.
Aim High Eagles, Kendall Madison Playaz
(won by 2 – Nate Jbara made a driving layup with 1 second left)
Hoop Dreamz and then North Shore Mustangs.
Boys 7th Grade (Moore): "HOOPERSTOWN CHALLENGE"
NEL 55 Thunder 23
NEL 70 Red Wings 32
NEL 62 HT Huskies 37
Championship Game -
NEL 75 LI Lightning/Beetz 63
2014 Nor' East Lightning Boys 9th grade (Morales) at the Island Garden
Boys NEL 7TH Grade (Barrett):
We played in the BSC AAU tournament this weekend and we went 2-1 in pool play and beat NEL (Moore) in a great rematch in the Championship Game. We beat NEL (Elser) and Playmakers and lost to NEL-Moore in pool play.
Boys NEL 4TH Grade (Ferrara):
The boy's lost their first game to 5th grade Tri-State Thunder, won their 2nd game against Playmakers 4th grade and won their 3rd game against Playmakers 5th grade team. Lost in a good game against the 5th grade Tri-State Thunder.
Boys NEL 6TH Grade (Kendall):
Went 2-1 in Lightning/Minuteman tourney, losing to last year's D III District Champs LIL. Beat Metro Mavericks (NYC) in a nail biter and Minutemen. For first tourney of year it was a decent effort, but lots of work to do before District Championship!
Boys NEL 6TH Grade (Bryant):
First Spring AAU action this past weekend in the Just Play Festival at the Brewster Sports Center. Lost first game 50-48 to the Mamaroneck Tigers. Game 2-we won 62-37 against the Playmakers "South". Game 3-we beat the Playmakers "North" 50-45.
Lost in the Chip to Mamaroneck 58-39. We are looking forward to a competitive season.