Posted On: 07/13/21 9:30 AM

Woodz Elite 16U heads into Augusta, South Carolina - the site of the play-in tournament to qualify for Peach Jam - with confidence after going undefeated this past weekend in Birmingham, Alabama at The Platform event.

The program’s most impressive win came against a disciplined Wisconsin Crusaders 2023 Premier on the final day of the event.

Woodz Elite 16U faced a double-digit deficit at the beginning of the second half after giving up easy scores in the first half, but turned up its defense, created turnovers and made timely scores to come away with the win.

This could be the boost the Arkansas AAU program could feed off of heading into the EYBL session.

Here are three positives from Woodz Elite 16U’s weekend.

Ryan Forrest can be the best player on the floor.

The 6-foot-3 guard didn’t have his best performance against Wisconsin Crusaders 2023 Premier, but made timely shots in the second half when his team needed scoring. Forrest finished with 18 points, scoring some tough baskets by driving into the lane. The rising junior is athletic, crafty with the basketball and has a quick, first-step. Forrest is hard to stay in front of. It’s unclear whether or not

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