Basketball Wall Street Prep: Travel Club Edition




Basketball Wall Street Prep: “Travel Club Edition”

By Silverio Ford


New Jersey Sparks 2016 17U Roster:

Danielle Patterson 6’3″ 2017 Mary Louis Academy-(NY)
Honesty Scott-Grayson 5’11 2018 Blair Academy-(NJ)
Andrea Aquino 6’9 2018 Paterson Eastside-(NJ)
Raven Farley-Clark 6’4 2017 Queen of Peace-(NJ)
Gabbi Redden 6’2 2017 Rutgers Prep-(NJ)
Breyenne Bellerand 5’10 2017 Immaculate Conception-(NJ)
Erica Martinsen 5’8 2018 Williamsville East-(NY)
Quadashah Hoppie 5’8 2017 Patrick School-(NJ)
Jourdin Thomas 5’6 South Side-(NY)

(Andrea Aquino/ Tori Harris)

“Our goal this summer is to play well in the Girls Nike EYBL and to make it to the Nike Nationals. We feel as though we have a good team but we know talent can take us so far because many of the other teams in the Girls EYBL are very talented as well. We have a lot of experienced players returning this year and we are expecting them to rise to the challenge and be the leaders of our program.” says Keith Gilchrist head coach of the top team in the New Jersey Sparks organization.

Nike EYBL Bracket Chicago, IL 2016:

New Jersey Sparks-(NJ)
California Swish-(CA)
Tree of Hope-(WA)
All-Iowa Attack-(IA)
New England Crusaders-(MA)
Miami Suns-(FL)

TeamTakeOver 2016 17U Roster:

Amira Collins 6’3 2018 Paul VI Catholic-(VA)
Mikayla Pippen 6’1 2018 St Vincent Pallotti-(MD)
Alexis Weger 6’3 2018 Episcopal-(VA)
Abby Myers 6’0 2017 Walt Whitman-(MD)
Kim Klimkiewicz 6’0 2018 Paul VI Catholic-(VA)
Savannah Simmons 5’11 2018 Archbishop Carroll-(DC)
Talea Dixon 5’9 2018 McDonogh-(MD)
Jalynn Holmes 5’8 2017 Riverdale Baptist-(MD)
Morgan Simpson 5’4 2017 Madison-(VA)
Lauren Ebo 6’4 2018 Paul VI Catholic-(VA)
Rochelle Norris 6’5 2018 Paul VI Catholic-(VA)
Morgan Jacobs 5’8 2017 McDonogh-(MD)-(Injured)

(Abby Myers)

The TeamTakeOver organization is based out of the Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia areas stemming from a very successful boys Nike EYBL program. The girls program has maintained that echelon of talent and has performed very well as a EYBL member. Some goals for this seasons travel club are to “qualify for Nike Nationals,to win Nike Nationals while gaining a deep understanding of the game and what it takes to win as team.” says  TeamTakeOver director Ron James.

Nike EYBL Bracket Nashville, TN 2016:

Spiece Lady Gym Rats-(IN)
Boo Williams-(VA)
Essence Purple-(FL)
California Sparks-(CA)
North Tartan-(MN)
Texas United-(TX)


Kenny Kallina is the director of the Florida Girls Basketball travel club program based out of the  Jacksonville, Florida area. The club has been a staple in Mike White’s All Star Girls Reports events before the recent conversion by Nike Girls EYBL that has compelled many programs to join the ASGR League. The FGB program put out 9 division one prospects in the 2016 class and projects to have 12 division one prospects in the class of 2017.

FGB 2016 17U Roster:

Ladazhia Williams 6’3 2017/ Lakewood Ranch-(FL)
Jalaysha Thomas 6’2 2017/ Ocala Westport-(FL)-(Florida commit)
Tameria Johnson 5’6 2017/ Ocala Westport-(FL)-(Florida commit)
Dekeriya Patterson 5’8 2017/ Dunbar-(FL)
Shanaya Thompson 5’8 2017/ Fernandina Beach-(FL)
Jhane Wheeler 5’7 2017/ Paxson School-(FL)
Maria Kuhlman 5’10 2017/ Providence School-(FL)
Shauntavia Green 5’5 2017/ Southeast-(FL)
Nadiria Evans 5’8 2017/ Oak Hall-(FL)
Kitana Stokes 5’6 2017/ Paxson School-(FL)
Tykyla Austin 5’7 2017/ Northeast-(FL)
Alise Davis 6’1 2017/ Tampa Catholic-(FL)

(LaDahzia Williams)

“Florida is the 5th largest state in the country it almost always determines who will be president. In athletics men’s basketball and football will produce the best athletes in the country, women’s basketball is about to be no different.” says Kenny Kallina, but aside from his FGB club the state of Florida has one of the strongest 2017 classes in the country. The following are some of the top 2017 prospects in the sunshine state:

Channise Lewis 5’8 Miami Country Day-(FL)
Rellah Boothe 6’2 IMG Academy-(FL)
Rennia Davis 6’2 Jean Ribault-(FL)
Madison Pack 6’2 Sarasota-(FL)
Rachel Levy 6’2 Boca Raton-(FL)
Chelsie Hall 5’7 Seffner Christian Academy-(FL)
Cabria Lee 5’7 Northeast-(FL)
Grace Marko 5’11 Boca Raton-(FL)
Day’neshia Banks 5’11 Jean Ribault-(FL)
Kelsey Marhsall 5’9 Miami Country Day-(FL)
Tatiana Thompson 5’11 Winter Haven-(FL)
Rikiah Cowart 6’1 Nova-(FL)
Kiana Chew 6’3 Palm Harbor University-(FL)
Sydni Donovan 6’4 Cardinal Newman-(FL)
Morgan Davis 6’4 Bishop Moore-(FL)
Autumn Giles 5’7 Fort Myers-(FL)
Keyanna Warthen 5’9 Fort Lauderdale-(FL)
Kianua Smith 5’10 Treasure Coast-(FL)
Deshaun Jackson 6’0 Miami Country Day-(FL)
Stephanie Brower 6’1 Wiregrass Ranch-(FL)
Jayra Outten 5’7 Fort Myers-(FL)

South Carolina 76ers 2016 17U Roster:

Jaelynn Murray 6’2 2017 Earnest Derher-(SC)
Camille Hobby 6’2 2018/ David Daniel-(SC)
Alexis Sowell 6’2 2017/ Andrew Jackson-(SC)
Ahlea Myers 5’5 2018/ Hammond School-(SC)
Ayana Collins 5’11 2018/ Grovetown-(SC)
Danae McNeal 5’10 2019/Swansea-(SC)
Bryanna Goodson 5’9 2017 Wilson-(SC)
Zaria Wright 5’8 2017/ Concord First Assembly-(NC)
Shaniyah Barnes 5’8 2017/ Wilson-(SC)
Armanii Grice 5’8 2017/Ridge View-(SC)
Kamryn Lemon 5’7 2017/ Earnest Derher-(SC)

The South Carolina 76ers travel club program is based out of the state’s capital city of Columbia. Co-directors Roger Wiley and Roshan Myers do a great organizational job with a program loaded with talent from top to bottom. The 76ers also have a concrete coaching staff in place in order to properly develop their prospects. The club has been a long time participant on the All Star Girls Report events circuit.

(Jaelynn Murray)


Boston Showstoppers 2016  17U Roster:

Deja Ross 6’0 2017 Pomfret School-(CT)
Taliyah Countrymon 6’0 2018/ Cathedral-(MA)
Masseny Kaba 6’3 2017/ Cathedral-(MA)
Sayawni Lassiter 5’11 2017 Newton North-(MA)
Luzdali Ocasio 5’5 2017 New Hampton-(NH)
Ariana Vanderhoop 5’4 2020 MA
Marissa Gattuso 5’6 2017 Woburn Memorial-(MA)
Kayla Kalosstian 5’8 2018 Buckingham Browne& Nichols-(MA)
Keela Dixon 5’7 2017 Braintree-(MA)
Kalilah Hall 5’7 2017 Cambridge Rindge& Latin-(MA)
Lara Matos 5’7 2017 Cathedral-(MA)


Program director Clinton Lassiter started the Boston Showstoppers in 2007 to promote academics and basketball for young ladies in the greater Boston area. Today the Showstoppers are a newly minted Under Armour sponsored program, they also participate in the All Star Girls Report League.”Our goals are to place our girls in the most competitive environments and in front of as many college coaches as possible. I am hoping for all of them to obtain free schooling (scholarships) if not then place them in the best academic environments as possible. All of them have a 3.3-GPA and higher which is outstanding.”says  Lassiter.


NDO Hornets 2016 17U Roster:

Shanique Edwards 6’3 2017 Grand St Campus-(NY)
Kania Pollock 5’9 2018 Boy&Girls-(NY)
Marianna Maldonado 5’9 SG/PG 2017 Pocono Mountain East-(PA)
Marissa Cottrell 6’1 2017 Capital Prep-(CT)
Alexis Sykes 5’9 SG 2017 Nazareth Regional-(NY)
Fatoumata Konare 6’6 2017 Boy&Girls-(NY)
Victoria Brown 5’9 2017 Nazareth regional-(NY)
Alexis Wooden 6’0 2017 Binghamton-(NY)
Natalia Bohomme 5’7 2017 Nazareth Regional-(NY)
Kayla Hall 6’2 PF 2017 Nazareth Regional-(NY)

(Shanique Edwards)

The NDO moniker stands for No Days Off, the club is based in New York but the organization also have prospects from Pennsylvania and Connecticut, NDO is also an Under Armour sponsored travel club.  NDO headliner 6-foot-3 forward Shanique Edwards has already made a verbal commitment to NCAA Tournament Final Four participant Syracuse University, this is a big step in the right direction for the 3rd year program. “Our goals for this summer is the same as always develop our players skill set, help players to grow from one year to the next on and off the court and to play at a high level in every tournament we compete in especially during the evaluation periods.” says club director Greg Johnson.



Minnesota Fury 2016 17U Roster:

Annika Jank 6’3 F 2017 Edina-(MN)
Sydney Weierke 6’3 P 2017 Totino Grace-(MN)
Kristin Scott 6’2 2017 Kasson-Mantorville-(MN)
Riley Wheatcraft 6’0 W 2017 Prior Lake-(MN)
Eden Nibblelink 6’1 W 2017 Winoa-(MN)
Sara Teske 5’11 F 2017 Apple Valley-(MN)
Olivia Kornable 5’9 G 2017 Rochester Mayo-(MN)
Jolene Daninger 5’7 PG 2017 Andover-(MN)
Ellie Gess 5’8 G 2017 Bloomington Jefferson-(MN)
Lindsey Theuninck 5’8 G 2017 Mankato Loyola-(MN)
Tori Martell 5’8 G 2017 Somerset-(WI)
Danielle Schaub 5’5 PG 2017 Park Center-(MN)

(Annika Jank)

The Minneosta Fury travel club was first organized in 2007 by Nick Storm with just two teams, a 14U and a 15U respectively. Now the program is established enough to have produced 25 division one commitments in the past three classes of 2014, 2015 and 2016. This years club will be participating in the Mill City Classic-(Bloomington, MN) April 15-17 2016 and the Deep South Event-(Raleigh, NC) April 21-24 2016.

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