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July 26, 2022
FRIDAY RECAP: Season concludes in Connecticut

By Tom Robinson, NEPAElite.com UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The season concluded for NEPA Elite Macciocco 16U and Rini 15U teams Friday with consolation games at The Hoop Group Girls Live in New England tournament at Mohegan Sun Casino. The Macciocco team played twice and the Rini team played once in bracket games for teams that had…

July 25, 2022
Clark 17U team finishes in second place

By Tom Robinson, NEPAElite.com UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The NEPA Elite Clark 17U team delivered a repeat performance Wednesday through Friday during The Hoop Group Girls Live in New England. NEPA Elite made it through four rounds of bracket play to the championship game where it suffered its only loss of the event while placing second…

July 23, 2022
Youngest NEPA Elite group continues to excel

By Tom Robinson, NEPAElite.com UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Kevin Clark had a decision to make as he watched a group of talented sixth graders from an AAU club team out of Riverfront Sports pummel a series of overmatched opponents while winning multiple titles in the spring and summer of 2021. The Riverfront co-owner was also the…

July 22, 2022
THURSDAY RECAP: 13U team wins pool, reaches final

By Tom Robinson, NEPAElite.com UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The NEPA Elite Clark 13U team won twice Thursday to finish 3-0 in pool play in The Hoop Group Girls Live in New England, making it six straight events that the team has won at least a pool title. A recap of Thursday’s action for the three NEPA…

July 22, 2022
Romanowski provides another big defensive effort

By Tom Robinson, NEPAElite.com UNCASVILLE, Conn. – In a game featuring seven double-figures scorers, including teammates who provided 38 points and a final-minute, game-winning, three-point play, Romanowski found her own ways to stand out while not making a basket. Romanowski continued her recent rebounding and post defensive work Thursday morning while leading the NEPA Elite…

July 21, 2022
WEDNESDAY RECAP: Strong start in Connecticut

NEPA Elite teams won their first three games before ending Wednesday’s action with a two-point loss at The Hoop Group’s Girls Live in New England. The three-day event at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Conn. continues Thursday and concludes Friday. A recap of the Wednesday games: NEPA Elite Clark 17U The NEPA Elite Clark…

July 14, 2022
Clark 13U team tops older opponents for title

  By Tom Robinson, NEPAElite.com MANHEIM – The NEPA Elite Clark 13U girls team is often the strongest team in its age group as it navigates the AAU basketball schedule. Sunday through Tuesday at Spooky Nook Sports, the team laid claim to being better than all the 14U teams at The Hoop Group Championship Weekend….

July 13, 2022
Clark 17U team places second in HGSL

  By Tom Robinson, NEPAElite.com MANHEIM – The NEPA Elite Clark 17U girls team nearly matched its past accomplishments while providing signs of a bright future during The Hoop Group Showcase League Girls Championships Sunday through Tuesday at Spooky Nook Sports. NEPA Elite, which made its debut at the same time as the Showcase League…

July 13, 2022
SUNDAY BOYS RECAP: Finale shows Cooper turnaround

By Tom Robinson, NEPAElite.com MANHEIM – Three months earlier, the NEPA Elite Cooper 17U boys AAU team made its debut on a different Spooky Nook court against the same team that provided the opposition for Sunday’s season finale. Hoop Roots provided a perfect measuring stick for just how far the Cooper team progressed in its…