GYBA Week 2 Recap

We were back at Suwanee Sports Academy for the second weekend of the GYBA League this past weekend and both the teams and coaches were ready to get back to it after the holiday weekend. Here’s a recap of everything you missed.
Top Performers
Here are some of the top performers from this weekend and a performance of theirs that got our attention.

5th & 6th Grade Boys
Christian Edwards, Milton Eagles – 23pts vs South Forsyth War Eagles
Zach Schmoeckel, North Forsyth – 14pts vs North Gwinnett Bulldogs
Austin Neese, North Gwinnett Bulldogs – 12pts vs Milton War Eagles

7th Grade Boys
Grant McDuffie, Milton Eagles – 12pts vs Cambridge Bear

8th Grade Boys
Aiden Zagryn, Jr. Hornets – 16pts vs Mill Creek Hawks
Jaylen Edgertron, Chattahoochee Cougars – 22pts vs Alpharetta Raiders
Ty Harpring, BT Titans – 16pts vs Duluth Wildcats
Avery White, Milton Eagles – 20pts vs West Forsyth Wolverines
Nigel Gist-Allen – 31pts vs Alpharetta Raiders
Kamden Stone, Jr. Knights – 16pts vs Johns Creek Gladiators

5th & 6th Grade Girls
Tobi Owolabi, Johns Creek Gladiators – 
Brekkyn Stucke, Cambridge Bears – 11pts vs Jr. Knights

7th & 8th Grade Girls
M. Fitzgerald, Roswell – 21pts vs CTK Lion Power
Grace Hayes, CTK Lion Power – 12pts vs Roswell
Jayden Watts, Archer Tigers – 14pts vs CTK Lion Power  
Jayla Bennett, Grayson Rams – 15pts vs CTK Lion Power
Player Watch
Johns Creek’s 5/6th grade girls team has a really solid scorer on their hands. Tobi Owolabi showed that she’s one of the best players in the division by consistently providing scoring and great defense in her team’s wins over the weekend. She caught the attention of many in her 16 point performance against the
North Gwinnett Bulldogs and shined once again in their matchup with the South Forsyth War Eagles. Olowabi went for double digits in that game as well. We’ll keep an eye on Johns Creek and Tobi Owolabi. She’s this week’s one to watch.
Great Coaching
The Milton Eagles’ 5th-grade team was ready to play every time they took the floor this weekend. What we loved in particular about this group was their commitment to following the lead of their coach. The guys had high energy and play really well together, resulting in wins all weekend. Christian Edwards earned himself a spot on our Top Performers list this week after he went off for 23 points in their game against the South Forsyth War Eagles. Deuce Grayson also played well 11 points in the win. As this group continues to grow together, the guidance and direction of their coaching staff is sure to garner them much success in the GYBA league and beyond.

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