In January of 2009 a local participant, Alexander Keel, was chosen by the Jr. NBA as a member of their First Team. Five participants across the United States was chosen to represent this honor and WSBL is proud to say Alexander, a participant of WSBL was one of the five to be chosen. Alexander spent All-Star Weekend in Phoenix with the chosen participants of the Jr. NBA along with the NBA All Stars, participated in All Star Weekend and was a guest for the All Star game. This was an unbelievable honor for Alexander and we would like to congratulate him for this achievement. Way to go Alexander!!
For details click on the following link: www.nba.com/jrnba/2009_Jr_National_Team.html.
This is the second player from WSBL to be chosen for this honor. In 2005, Felicia Coleman, now a Freshman at Hagerty High School, was chosen to the Jr. WNBA All First Team. Felicia was one of five girls across the United States chosen for this honor. Felicia took part in All Star weekend and was a guest at the 2006 All Star Game.
WSBL is very proud of these two individuals who have demonstrated a complete player on and off the basketball court. We will continue to follow these players as they continue to play basketball in the future.
Each year WSBL is chosen to send two teams ages 12 & Under to the Gatorade National Championship Shootout. We are proud to announce one of our teams the CFL Hoopsters, coached by Greg Coats, won the girls division in the state of Florida 2009. Congratulations to the Hoopsters for their accomplishment.
For details click on the following link: www.nba.com/jrnba/Gatorade_Championship_Series_o-304198-105.html.