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By Big Shots Nation, 07/27/19, 1:15PM EDT


Deerfield Beach, Fl – Taking home the 17U title was the team with the farthest to travel this weekend, Connecticut Express. They defeated On the Rise, Team Breakdown, and the South Florida Sonics on their way to the championship. They were led by their unstoppable force of a young man by the name of Lucius Brittian. Lucius led the 17U division with 22 ppg and was a constant force on the offensive and defensive glass. His ability to create second-chance points for his team is what allowed CT Express to keep an 8 – 12 point lead the entire second half.

Some other standouts from the weekend in the 17U division include Dream Team’s Jalen Haynes (21.5 ppg), CT Express’ Ajaye Fair (18.8 ppg), and Team Breakdown’s Alex Vertus (18.3 ppg) & EJ Taylor (15.0 ppg).

17U All-Stars

Lucius Brittian 2020 6’6 SF CT CT Express
Landell Green 2020 6’5 SG Northwest Catholic CT CT Express
Ajaye Fair 2020 6’0” Point Guard Newington School 65 high gate rd, Newington Ct, 06111 CT Express
Demetrius De Acosta 2020 On The Rise Basketball 11th
Jade Hatfield 2020 On The Rise Basketball 11th
Ernesto Perez 2020 On The Rise Basketball 11th
Jagger Ruiz 2020 6’0 PG Wellington FL South Florida Sonics
Jaelen Bartlett 2020 6’4 SG BAH Team National 17 ***
Jagger Ruiz 2020 South Florida Sonics
Keith Wilson 2020 5’11 PG FL South Florida Sonics
Jalen Haynes 2020 6’9 PF Dillard FL Dream Team FL 17 ***
EJ Taylor 2020 6’2 G FL Team Breakdown 17 ***
Alex Vertus 2020 6’2 CG FL Team Breakdown 17 ***