ASA Varsity Team Kenny win Zg’s Stars and Stripes Tournament
6th grade ASA Select Co-Champs: ZG’s “Shot for Life”. Coach Spinner decided to get everyone a bit more playing this past weekend and split his team into two. The result – Co-Champs. Teams both won their pools and met in bracket play to share the 6th grade D1 Championship.
ASA Select 7th grade Spinner had a great weekend going 3-0 in pool play to advance to bracket play. Once in bracket play they beat the DC Blue Devils and prevailed over the Middlesex Magic in double OT. It was a great weekend for this group and proved they are one of the top teams in Massachusetts.
Congratulations to ASA South’s 4th grade team, Coached by Mat Antoine, on their 2019 ZG State Championship win this past weekend!!
ASA South 4th grade Mat win the Commonwealth Cup tournament held by ZG. In their first tournament this scrappy group of ball players went 2-1 in pool play before advancing to championship. Great job boys…
ASA Select 9th grade Smith Win the Commonwealth Cup in this weeks ZG event. Team went 4-0 and met ASA West 9th grade in the championship. Two teams shook hands and smile for the co-champ picture… Great job boys.
ASA 8th grade Rudy win D3 division of Zero Gravity’s: Coaches for Cancer. With an impressive 4-0 record Coach Rudy’s squad played great team ball beating some very good competition. Congrats boys…
Coach Rudy makes a splash in his first tournament as an ASA Coach winning Zero Gravity’s New Hampshire Hoop Festival. His 8th grade squad went 2-1 in pool play – advancing to bracket round and beating the Seacoast Celtics 36-33 in the Finals. Great job boys…
Tyler Holness Medford High / ASA Hoops Class of 2018 will continue his playing career at Saint Joseph College Brooklyn. Tyler had a terrific High School career and was a standout player for ASA Hoops. Looking forward to seeing his growth has a player and person at St Joe’s.
ASA Select 10th grade win ZG’s Fall Finale D1 Division. A great finish to the Fall AAU season ASA 10th grade Select go 4-0 to win the Fall Finale. Over the last two weekends this group is 7-1 only losing to BABC in bracket play. A true team effort with multiple players contributing each and every game.
ASA Varsity Brickley won their 2nd tournament of the Fall going 3-0 in Mass Premiers Fall wrap-up. This group had a great Fall season and were looking forward to seeing them all Spring 2019.
Justice “Solent Assassin” Grant had a monster weekend at ZG Battle for the Belt! Against the big name teams like Expressions he scored 15 points (11 in the 2nd half) to help ASA Select 2027 cruise to a 30 point win. All weekend long Justice got buckets and he doesn’t say much but just keeps doing it over and over again. He helped lead ASA Select 2027 to the Belt as they won every game by 20+ points! He is the youngest player on this team and just turned 9 years old. We can’t wait to see what this young phenom can do in the near future.
Patrick Otey has been in the ASA program since he was in 2nd grade. He has proven to be one of the most reliable players every song game. At ZG Battle for the Belt his ability to effect the game in every way was impressive. He guarded the other teams best player, was the leading scorer for the weekend and leading rebounder, to help ASA Select 2026 win the Belt in a dominating fashion!
Class of 2020 Priya Thakore had a phenomenal weekend, shooting lights out from the 3pt line, hitting jumpers off the dribble and putting constant pressure on the defense. Every game Priya is improving on the defensive end getting more deflections and being active. Highlight of weekend for Priya was hitting Five 3’s within flow of offense.
Class of 2024 Liz Johnson is making great strides in her game. She was our first recipient of the “best communicator” award at practice and played extremely well on both sides of the ball. She was constantly in the passing lanes on defense disrupting the opponents offense throughout the weekend. Were excited about the her growth and looking forward to her continued success spring 2019.
Ryan Hatem – ASA Select Class of 2022 had a huge weekend helping his team advance into bracket play in this past weekends Zero Gravity Mass Madness. Ryan had was menace of defense, attacked the rim, and shot the 3-ball with consistency.
#8 Ido Geffen c/o 2025 had a monster weekend at ZG Mass Madness. He put up big numbers in the championship game to lead ASA Select to the victory. Tallying up 25 pts, 8 rebounds and 4 assists he had a complete game and locked down the opposing teams top wing. Ido can do it all, a scary talent and can’t wait to see what the future holds for this young star.
Aref Elbeik Boston Latin School / ASA Hoops Class of 2018 will continue his playing career at Suffolk University. Aref had a terrific High School career at BLS and was a standout player for ASA Hoops. Looking forward to seeing his growth has a player and person at Suffolk.
Jayden Gibson player of the week for ASA Select 4th. He led his team to a ZG NERR championship in a dominating fashion. The big man can do it all drive, shoot, rebound and defend. His finishing ability around the rim and ability have defenders bounce off is reminiscent of Charles Barkley! Can’t wait to watch with this young star grow.
Jackson Shaw #0 c/o 2024 had a big weekend leading ASA Select to the ZG D1 Beast of the East Championship. Jackson has always been a prolific scorer but his ability to create space and knockdown the long ball has elevated his game. He has become a premier rebounder and defender as well. Looking forward to watching this player continue to grow and develop his game.
ASA-Wildcats go 4-0 at ZG’s Fall Brawl. A great weekend for this group competing and beating some of the regions top programs. Looking forward to watching the continued growth of this group.
4th grade Select win Zero Gravity National Championship. Coach Spinners 4th grade Select win back to back (2017-2018) National Championships in the Zero Gravity Circuit. 6-0 record beating NE Storm in the Finals.
Nick Shrewsberry is an unbelievable player that has been with ASA since he was in 2nd grade. His unmatched shooting ability is what helps separate ASA Select 2026 from everyone else in. He is also an elite rebounder and defender that dominates on both ends of the court. We are excited to see what the future holds for this young phenom!
Marckenley Lima Class of 2019 guard, Xaverian Brothers, Westwood, MA. Strong, athletic, high IQ, Versatile defender who can score off the dribble or behind the 3 point line. A motor that never quits his game does translate to the next level.
Donte White-Barboza class of 2021 combo guard out of Brighton, MA. Strong, athletic, high IQ, Versatile defender who can score off the dribble or behind the 3 point line. Having a big spring for ASA Select 9th grade.
Dateline: May 5-6, 2018 @ the Zero Gravity Mass State Tournament!
Micah, a new player to the ASA Hoops family, really showed up and helped lead his 14U D3 team this past weekend. He has quickly become a player his teammates come to rely on for great decisions, timely shots and lockdown defense against the opponents best guards.
We’re really looking forward to Micah’s continued growth and leadership here at ASA Hoops!
Dateline: May 5-6, 2018, Zero Gravity Mass State Tournament
ASA Hoops 11U players, Micah Gershenson, G, #31 & Lukas Essmann, F, #77, lead their team to the D3 Semifinals!! Without these 2 players, their team would not have had a chance against the incredible talent they battled all weekend. Their combination of scoring, assists, rebounds and outstanding defense allowed ASA hoops 11U D3 to shine.
We can’t wait to see what the future holds for these 2 young men…go ASA Hoops!