Posted On: 07/23/21 1:30 PM

Before heading to Prep Hoops 2K21 to settle in at the Indianapolis Convention Center for the weekend, I first checked out some Indiana teams at the UAA Rise Finals in Westfield. Grand Park Premier 17u, 16u, and 15u were all in action today along with D1 Indiana 2022. Here is what went down up on the north side.

Grand Park Premier 16u Falls in OT

It may have been the first game I watched all day in the 11:45 a.m. time slot at the UAA Rise Finals, but this one was immediately anointed as game of the day. It was a back-and-forth affair with both teams holding a double-digit lead at different points, but in the end a near-buzzer beater from West Coast Elite-NorCal won it in overtime, 80-79.

Caleb Washington Caleb Washington 6'5" | PF Floyd Central | 2023 State IN (Floyd Central 2023/Grand Park Premier 16u)

In the first quarter, GPP did what they do best by connecting seven three-pointers to jump out to a 25-15 lead. Sam Orme Sam Orme 6'8" | SF Carmel | 2023 State IN (Carmel H.S. 2023), Caleb Washington Caleb Washington 6'5" | PF Floyd Central | 2023 State IN (Floyd Central H.S. 2023), and Jaylen Mullen Jaylen Mullen 6'0" | PG North Daviess | 2023 State IN (North Daviess H.S. 2023) each hit two a

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