It was yet another exciting championship Sunday at NY2LASPORTS. The final day of the 2013 annual Generation Next Invitational Championships came to a completion Sunday, as talented young players like Joevon Walker were dominant and champions were crowned in the 9U-14U division. We continue our coverage of last weekend’s tournament with a recap of some top efforts from day three…

Top Performers
Matthew Brown – 2019 – PG – Wisconsin Playground Warriors
5-7 – St. Joseph’s – Kenosha, WI

Brown stepped his game up for the Playground Warriors in the 12U championship. The 5-7 floor general racked up 20-points, hitting some tough shots to help keep his team in the game. However, his efforts would not be enough as Brown and the Playground Warriors lost a close one to Playground Elite in the title game Sunday night.

Chris Caspari – 2017 – F – Wisconsin Shooters
6-2 – Whitefish Bay HS – Whitefish Bay, WI

Caspari scored 22 points for the Shooters in their Sunday morning win over Playground Elite. As he’s done all weekend, Caspari was extremely efficient around the rim, putting himself in position for easy points down low.

Wyatt Cook – 2017 – F – Wisconsin Shooters
6-3 – Pewaukee HS – Pewaukee, WI

Although the Wisconsin Shooters came up short to TP Elite in the 14U semifinals, Cook had another terrific performance. The freshman forward poured in a team-high 20-points in the loss. Cook caused problems for his defenders all weekend with his versatility.

Nobel Days – 2019 – F/C – Playground Elite
6-5 – 24 Century Prep – Racine, WI

Days controlled the paint on both ends of the floor Sunday morning. The 6-5 big man always seemed to have his hands on the ball, whether it was collecting offensive rebounds, blocking shots, or tipping passes. Days scored eight points in the quarterfinal win over Kingdom Hoops as well. In the 12U title game, Days scored 14 points to help lift Playground Elite to the victory.

Ben Hauser – 2017 – F – Wisconsin Swing
6-2 – Sun Prairie HS – Sun Prairie, WI

Hauser scored 15 points in a loss to TP Elite in the quarterfinals. The 6-2 freshman led a nice comeback however and made some big plays down the stretch, including a 3-point play late, which sent the game to overtime.

Montavis Henry – 2019 – G/F – Playground Elite
6-0 – Milwaukee College Prep – Milwaukee, WI

Henry led Playground Elite in scoring during Sunday morning’s quarterfinal win over Kingdom Hoops. The 6-0 slasher made numerous plays in transition and also came away with a number of steals defensively, sparking his offense. Henry finished with 16 points in limited action.

Terrence Lewis – 2017 – F – TP Elite
6-3 – Riverside HS – Milwaukee, WI

Lewis had his best game of the weekend in Sunday’s 14U semifinals. The freshman forward scored a game-high 24 points by being aggressive and constantly taking the ball at the defense. Lewis showed good athleticism and body control around the rim, aiding to his big performance.

Jalen Suggs – 2020 – G – Playground Elite
5-6 – Adams Spanish Immersion – St. Paul, MN

Suggs scored in double figures in Playground Elite’s quarterfinal win over Kingdom Hoops Sunday morning. The 5-6 wing loves to grab the ball and go in transition. Suggs makes good decisions with the ball, whether it’s calling his own number, or finding an open teammate. In the 12U title game, Suggs scored a game-high 21 points, hitting four shots from 3-point range, to lead Playground Elite to a championship.

Joevon Walker – 2017 – F/C – Playground Elite
6-5 – Minnehaha Academy – St. Paul, MN

Walker dominated in a semifinal win over Illinois Speed Sunday afternoon. The 6-5 big man scored 17 points and also hand a handful of rebounds and blocks. His strength and size were too much for the opposition as Walker scored just about every time he caught the ball in the paint.