Four Teams Earn Right to Represent ONG Hoopla at USA Basketball 3x3 National Tournaments

SALEM, OR - August 8, 2015 - The first-ever Official Qualifying tournaments for the USA Basketball 3x3 National Tournaments, and four champions emerged who will have the opportunity to represent ONG Hoopla at the USA Basketball 3x3 National Tournaments at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

In the Men's Open Division, the 30-somethings, who were 0-3 in pool play and the #4 seed, upset #1 seed NW Elite by a score of 21-16.  

In the Women's Open Division, Portland Energy completed an undefeated 5-0 Qualifying Tournament by defeating Sporty Spice, 15-5.

In the Men's 18U Division, Team USA finished a perfect 5-0 by hanging on to beat an upset-minded Sherwood team, 21-19.

In the Women's 18U Division, Portland Junior Energy avenged an earlier loss in pool play to the Winning Stars by defeating them by a score of 19-6.

Team rosters are listed below.

 

QUALIFYING TEAMS FOR USA BASKETBALL 3X3 NATIONAL TOURNAMENTS AT UNITED STATES OLYMPIC TRAINING CENTER IN COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO:

Men's Open

30-Somethings - Brandon Cataldo, Michael MacKelvie, Davis Martin, Jason Martin

Women's Open

Portland Energy - Tiffany Behary, Casey Bunn, Lindsay Gregg, Kedzie Gunderson

Men's 18U

Team USA - Charles Jones, Dylan Jordan, Drew Todd, Jack Roche

Women's 18U

Portland Junior Energy - Gabriella Bruno, Tamika Etherly, Morgan McKinney, Hannah Self