Six New England AAU programs made their way to King of Prussia, PA this past week for the Hoop Group Summer Classic East. East Coast Elite Mass sophmore won the gold bracket for their division, becoming the first New England AAU program ever to do so ever the existance of the tournament. ’14 G Jeff Spellman had the play of the tournament for ECE Mass when he put up a shot with time running down on the clock for the game winner to move on to the semis.
ECE would go on to beat JS Warriors in the semis and face the RI Hawks in the finals. The RI Hawks were beating teams by a average of double digits befor eventually fallingh to ECE Mass 51-44. Aaron Falzon and Malik James combined for 24pts in the win for ECE Mass.
ECE Mass junior team also found themselves in the gold bracket championship game but did not have the same outcome as their sophmore peers. ECE would lose to Arkansas Hawks but are hats go off to these kids after all that they’ve been through days before live period began. These groupof young men stuck together as a group and competed as a team. Next Stop for them is the Hoop Group Summer Jamfest