Posted On: 07/8/19 6:08 PM

  • Before the hectic month of July kicks off for most AAU teams around the state, Lakepoint held it's 2nd annual "Battle for Georgia" tournament this past Sunday. The tournament committee invites eight teams throughout the state in the 15U, 16U, and 17U age groups for a single elimination tournament, which crowns a champion in each age group by days end. The second year of this event was a success and these players in particular helped themselves as well as their teams advance in tournament play, and in some cases helped their team take home the championship and bragging rights as Georgia's best travel team for another year. 

Players: 

  • 2022 G David Thomas - Team YRN
    • Having seen Thomas last summer as a rising freshman, I was blown away with his basketball IQ, tight handle, and ability to get to the rim. One year later those attributes remain true as he did all those things and more at the 2nd annual Battle for Georgia tournament. Thomas, who poured in 28 points in YRN’s semifinal matchup, got it done on all three levels, particularly showing his ability to knock down shots from behind the arc. Even though his

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