Monday, June 29, 2009

Rookies Win RunnerUp in Kickoff to Nationals!

The Rookies teamed up with the RYTES Warriors to Host their second tournament of the season. Saturday schedule, the Rookies' first opponent was TKO Select. The Rookies captured their first win with a score of 39 to 21. Next up was Legends Elite out of The Woodlands. The Rookies have seen Legends several times this season and the outcome was again the same. The Rookies outscored Legends 50 to 37 to begin Sunday Bracket play undefeated. Bracket play had the Rookies matched up with Legends Elite. The Rookies dominated Legends with a score 56 to 26 and were headed to the Championship match. They were pitted against the undefeated RYTES Warriors Silver team. The Rookies commanded a lead most of the game. The Silver team fought back and the lead changed hands back and forth with the Silver team pulling off the win 43 to 34. The Rookies took RunnerUp and RYTES Silver Champions in a tournament they co-hosted. The team will take next weekend in off to celebrate the Nation's Indepence Day.

See the Video section for highlights of the tournament

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Rookies Win RunnerUp at HOPS Tournament

The Rookies captured RunnerUp at the HOPS Tournament last weekend. In the first game the Rookies were matched up against an older and bigger MoCity Ballers. The Rookies were topped in a tough match 44 to 19. Total Package was their next opponent and the Rookies won the contest 57 to 38. With that win the Rookies earned another trip to the Championship game. Saturday afternoon the team celebrated Devin's birthday with a pizza party. Local artist Leonard created a cartoon potrait of the 2016 Rookies. Sunday the Rookies faced the MoCity Ballers in the Championship. The Rookies were once again topped by the 12U MoCity Ballers 45-18. This weekend the Rookies team up with Rytes Warriors to host the Kickoff to Nationals Tournament. The tournament will be held at Nimitz High School and will feature some of the top and upcoming teams in the Houston area. 11U-16U


Seems like the team is making a name for itself. This was posted on Texas Roundball June 22.

Ok, I want everyone that knows the Houston area pretty good opinion on this.if you had a young baller and was ready to get him invloved in AAU ball, where would you take him?

The Rookies- first year only a 11u team, but I have talked to the parents there and they say nothing but good things, but its only one team.

Posted by: hoopsparent09

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Teams are taking notice!!! This was posted today on Texas Roundball.

Wow! What a year... The Rookies beat Hstn. Hoops in 11U
This team first year together and has started to make a name for themselves. Made up of 8 players with no top names yet, just plays hard and never quits beat Hoops 11U by 5 and yes the kid from San Antonio did play. Not taking anything from the Hoops team, but this is just a great accomplishment for those youngin's.

Our boys continue to work hard and grow everyday. They make us proud on and off the court. We have some of the best student athletes that play football, are musicans, on the honor roll and much more.

Oh yeah, they can play basketball too!!!!!

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Rookies are Runner Ups !!!

Throw Down N H-Town - June 6-7, 2009

The Rookies continued their winning ways last weekend. In their first contest on Saturday, the Rookies faced the #2 ranked Houston Hoops. The score went back and forth with the Rookies pulling off a stunning win 40-35. San Antonio Rohawks were the Rookies next opponent. The Rookies played an unmatched game and dominated the Rohawks 41-1. Sunday, the Rookies again faced a top ranked team, the #1 ranked 10U Houston Elite. The Rookies topped Houston Elite 37-26 and earned a trip to the championship game. The championship game pitted the Rookies against the #1 ranked Rytes Warriors Black. The Rookies were topped by Black 43-33. They showed much improvement over the last contest with Black. The Rookies are now 18-7 on the season and will have a week off before their next tournament.

Devin Anderson
Ryan Biggers
Kevin Granger
Isaac Jackson
Tre’ Longino
Cainan McClelland
D.J. Thomas

Kevin Granger
Kevin Allen
Kevin Woods
Charles McClelland

Monday, June 1, 2009

Rookies Capture Championship with 5-0 Record!!!

Rookies Invitational Tournament - May 30-31, 2009

The Rookies make it 2 in a row by winning the Championship in their hosted tournament. The Rookies rolled over their first opponent, Woodland Elite, 51-14. They then faced Total Package for the first of two games. In a close game, the Rookies edged Total Package 40-35. Their final game on Saturday was against the Fort Bend Stars. The Rookies won 45-37. Sunday, the Rookies opened day meeting the Fort Bend Stars again. The commanded a 20 pt lead and never let up, winning the contest 53-32. This win earned the Rookies a seat in the championship game. The Rookies met up with Total Package for the second time this tournament. Again they outplayed their opponent racking up a 20 pt advantage. Final score 43-22. The Rookies are 15-6 on the season and have won 9 straight games.