Re: Tournament Recaps


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Posted by fan on November 27, 2018 at 21:36:52:

In Reply to: Re: Tournament Recaps posted by Itís coming! on November 27, 2018 at 10:45:50:

: : : : : : : : : : : : : Caught up on all of the happenings over the last week. Read about some great games, players to watch and major upsets. Probably most notable game of the week was the Windward vs Bishop Montgomery matchup at the Battle of the Beach. BM guards stunned Windward to move past them and defeat Etiwanda. Windward barely skated by Redondo for the 3rd place finish. Windward was without their star player.

: : : : : : : : : : : : : Mater Dei is proud of their championship vs D2 St Anthony at the Downey Classic. Many of the open division contenders competed at the Battle of the Beach or Mark Keppel tournaments. Why Mater Dei chooses to compete at this low level tournament is beyond me.

: : : : : : : : : : : : : Anyone else watch any other great games?

: : : : : : : : : : : : So Osborne didn't play against Redondo but did on the semi against BM?

: : : : : : : : : : : : Any info on all tournament selections and MVP?

: : : : : : : : : : : Windward had their entire squad including Osborne in their loss to BM. Heard that she twisted her ankle in the final seconds of game and sat out during the Redondo game. Thatís 20 plus points left on the bench for Windward which is why the Redondo game was so close. With Osborne, I think it wouldnít have been a game. Windward needs her to run the offense - no solid ball handlers other than her.

: : : : : : : : : : We like playing in at least one weak tournament so we can say we won one tourney

: : : : : : : : : Coach K is out recovering from surgery, I'm sure he didn't trust his teams success to that big head midget who keeps trying to yell over Coach K during the games. Dude really think he did something in Coaches absence. He is not a good assistant coach and def couldn't cut it as a travel ball Coach. I can see why Coach K put them in such a weak tournament.

: : : : : : : : That is the biggest BS Iíve ever heard in my life. Heís out for surgery so canít be in a good tournament??? If youíre THAT good it shouldnít matter. Kevin is hiding! Heís been hiding for years. My daughter graduated a few years ago and even then he was in WEAK tournaments! MD can be proud of their league championships but they havenít done ANYTHING else! So sad! They won the DOWNEY tournament LOL WOW ... cmon Kevin!

: : : : : : : Agree. Battle at the Beach always has the best teams competing and Iíve never seen Mater Dei at this tournament. They like to pad their record with easy wins and celebrate victories over D3 schools. Embarrassing. Nonetheless, they will be playing in the Troy tournament next week that also has had Etiwanda and Bishop Montgomery. That will be the true test.

: : : : : : Big fish in small pond. They will get smacked on in the Open division and wouldnít be surprised if they didnít win a D1 title either. Great job, coach K. Keep up the great work!

: : : : : So many HATERS. Why don't ANY OF YOU become a Coach, then you can decide how you want to spread your 3-5 Tourneys: So many Coaches/Schools do different things including scheduling "stayover" Tourneys for more than just Basketball type experiences for the kids. Emphasis "Kids" and "the Experience". Or like Mater Dei, they do some of both, a "warm up tourney" plus travel/elite tourney such as the Nike TOC. 1 could say it is the best tourney to be in to face Elite competition that HS has to offer.

: : : : Nobody hating but you on those who are allowed to give their opinion freely. The great Coaches don't play in the weak tourneys like Mater Dei does. There's no good reason for them to play in the Downey Tourney. I'm sure the good players on the team would've rather been in the Redondo Tourney.

: : : Its really quite simple. They live off of the name MATER DEI and the past. They are going to milk KatieLou name her achievements to fake it on the national level and trying to find the next KLS. They even putting all that pressure on Demetre when she is not and will never be KLS but that's the fascad they are trying run. MD has to pad their stats/wins because they know once they go to Nike TOC and other states its most likely going to be a losing record. Look at their twitter feed, they are celebrating winning against much lesser opponents. The rankings are not justified but they have a good friends with these organizations i.e OC register. People can say we are HATERS but year in and year out this is the schedule they have. If you are one of the best well prove it and play the best smh.

: : Hate all you want but MD is 4-0 unlike some of these you call "Open" Teams with a lost already so early in the season. BM losing to D3 SM, what's that all about? You hate but truth is you wish your daughter is playing for Open All Day - Mater Dei!

: Mater Dei parents are the new Ribet parents. Talked their team all the way up last year and they ended up with nothing. Mater Deinwill take their losses, youíll see. These soft wins of theirs will amount to nothing when they face teams like Windward and Sierra Canyon. I think MD needs to play an actual team before they start talking trash. Itís embarrasing.

How come Bishop Montgomery is playing in the Garden Grove Tournament?
I guess I look at all of the top teams and can find something that someone can complain about.



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