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Weekend in Review: Hard Work Live, Madison, WI
Wilde’s group had another outstanding weekend at the 15U level, finishing 4-0 in the first live period event of the year. They opened up with a 60-36 win over Team Eleate on Friday night. They would go on to defeat South Dakota Attack 60-32 and Wisconsin Crusaders AD 55-33. Sunday, Wilde’s group ended their phenomenal weekend with a 84-29 victory over ET21 Buckeyes. Wilde’s group currently sits at 13-1 on the season and will open up SPTS play this weekend in Wayzata, MN.
Coach Kaupa’s team had a challenging weekend in which they started the first live period with a 2-2 showing in Madison. They would open up Friday night with a 51-41 victory over the Wisconsin Blaze. Saturday Kaupa’s team would fall to Hoop Avenues Elite 58-37 and then made a furious comeback late before falling short 62-59 against Iowa Mavs - Elgin. Fury Kaupa would finish the weekend with a great Sunday showing against Wisconsin Academy Blue, winning 59-35. Kaupa’s team sits at 5-3 on the season and will be competing at Farmington High School this weekend in the Meg Vang Heat Tournament.
Fury Poppen opened up the first live period in Madison with a 3-1 showing at the Hard Work Live event. They opened Saturday with a 49-27 victory over Wisconsin Academy Blue. Later on Saturday they would fall in a 68-59 battle against South Dakota Attack. Poppen’s group would bounce back on Sunday with a couple over victories over quality opponents, defeating Indiana Red Storm 56-46 and capping off the weekend with a 51-39 victory over ET21 Buckeyes. Poppen’s group is 10-3 and opens SPTS this weekend in Wayzata, MN.
Syverson’s group had a dominate weekend in the live period opener in Madison. They would open up Hard Work Live with a 58-12 victory over the Joilet Spurs. Saturday Syverson’s group would defeat NBN Elite 59-39 as well as defeating Iowa Pump n Run 57-21. On Sunday, Syverson’s group kept their foot on the gas pedal with a 80-39 victory over Iowa Mavs-Vilagrana. Syverson’s group sits at 6-2 and will be at Mounds Park Academy in the Meg Vang Heat tournament this weekend.
Coach Zurn’s team was a force to be reckoned with in the first live period in Madison, WI. They opened up Saturday with a 54-32 victory over ET21 Buckeyes and would go onto win Saturday night over the Ohio Celtics by a score of 68-44. As Sunday rolled around, Zurn’s group rolled with it defeating Wisconsin Crusaders AD 72-37 as well as beating North Florida Hurricanes by a score of 64-31. Zurn’s group sits at 10-2 overall and will open up SPTS play this coming weekend in Wayzata, MN.
Kallman’s team had a fantastic weekend at the Hard Work Live event in Madison, WI during the first live period. Kallman would open up Saturday with a 59-52 victory over Full Package-Dmitry. Later Saturday evening they would defeat Wear Out the Net - Davis 53-50 in a tight matchup. Sunday morning, Kallman’s group would continue their great play with a 71-62 victory over ABC Young Lions. They would cap off the weekend with a 71-58 victory over Gallo Sports Center. Kallman’s group has an overall record of 6-2 and will be at Mounds Park Academy this weekend in the Meg Vang Heat Tournament.