What a beautiful weekend for the JP/JJ Memorial King & Queen of the Roc basketball tournament. Let’s get right into a recap of last weekend’s action.

6th Grade: It would be the 585 Bobcats in the final against Ease Elite. The 585 Bobcats would go on to win 71-42. The highlight of that bracket had to be the enormous upset Ease Elite had against City Rocks Hope, who was surely one of the favorites.

Ease Elite's Carmine Singleton would take home the Most Outstanding Player Award. The 5'6" guard attends Uprep. Braylon Johnson made the All-Tournament Team. He plays guard at East Irondequoit Middle School.

7th Grade: In the championship game it would be another Ease Elite team in the championship game along with City Rocks Hope BW. It would be Ease Elite the victor in this game 38 -30. The upset of the bracket had to be the Little Giants over Rap Livonia 43-31.

All Tournament Manny Matthews, who is a 5’7” 6th grader, attends Bishop Kearney and plays forward. Robert Taylor would be named Most Outstanding Player. He is 5’9” 7th grader. He attends Pittsford and plays forward. Both play for Ease Elite

8th Grade: We had 2 upsets in this division. First, Ease Elite Upset City Rocks Genesee Black 46-42. For then, Team Cray to upset Ease Elite 65-62. It would be the latter upset that would put Team Cray in the championship against RSBA Reaves. Team Cray would build a lead early and go on to win 54-24.

Team Cray would sweep the tournament accolades. Armari Coleman a 5’5” guard from Pittsford Mendon and Noah Howard, 5’8” guard from Aquinas were named All-Tournament Team and Most Outstanding Player respectively. Both are in the 8th grade.

9th Grade: It would be the 2 best teams (opinion) playing each other to get into the championship. That game was RCBC vs. RSBA. These 2 teams would battle down to the wire. Eventually, RCBC would be the victor over RSBA 68-65 to move on to the championship. In the championship, Rap Runners came up short as they fell to the eventual champions 47-23. Team RCBC was well represented as Xavier Owens was named Most Outstanding Player and Ryan Sarino made All-Tournament Team.

10th Grade: 

It would be Team Cray and RCBC in the championship game, but the most will remember is Dev Squad vs. Ease Elite. It would come down to the end. Dev Squad would be the eventual winner 69-67. In the championship game Team Cray would defeat RCBC 65-37.

Team Cray would sweep the accolades. Graylin Strong, Most Outstanding Player, is 6’2” sophomore guard that attends Rush Henrietta. DJ Kemp, 5’9” sophomore guard who attends West Irondequoit and Sean Quinn, 6’2” sophomore forward from Webster Thomas were named to the All-Tournament Team.


Championship Game: CityRocks Genesee 71 UFBA Owens 61

Bracket Play Highlight: UFBA Owens over Dev Squad 73-71

City Rocks would have the clean sweep, as far as accolades. Cayden Pfalzer, a 6’3” Senior Guard out of Pembroke and Braeydn Chainbry, a 6’5” forward out of Byron Bergen were All-Tournament selections. The Most Outstanding Player was Carter McFollins, a 6’ Senior Guard out of Batavia.

Junior Varsity Girls:

The key game in this bracket was 716 United vs. YNBA Avengers. 716 would go on to win 44-34. That put 716 United in the championship against Ease Elite. The teams would battle to the end. Ease Elite made late free throws. Ease Elite would go on to win 50-44.

Most Outstanding Player:

AJ Orr (Ease Elite)- 5’8” 9th grader who plays guard and attends Aquinas

All-Tournament Team:

Ellie Stewart (YNBA)- 5’7” 7th grader who plays forward and attends Lester B. Pearson School

Jenna Dizon (YNBA)- 5’3” 8th grade guard

Chloe Elliot (Avengers)- 5’2” 8th grade guard who attends Caledor

KK Jones (Ease Elite)- 5’10” Freshwoman at Edison where she plays forward

Sureya Fernandez (Ease Elite)- 5’2” Freshwoman who plays guard at Penfield

Varsity Girls:

YNBA Avengers defeated WNY Shock 42-33. YNBA had the trifecta in regard to the awards.

All-Tournament team consisted of Izzy Sprogis and Siera Zicaro. Izzy Sprogis is a sophomore at Villanova College High School. She is 5’7” and plays forward. Siera Zicaro, a sophomore guard, attends Sir William Matlock S.S. Abby Scott would be named the tournament’s

Most Outstanding Player. She is a sophomore at Sacred Heart. She is 5’7” and plays forward.

Reminder: Next tournament is our Mother's Day Classic May 13th

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What an action filled Saturday we had at East High School. The Spring King of the Roc had some excellent play.

In the 6th grade division, the final would consist of two City Rocks teams. The final score 58-48.

Marcus Blacksher would be named Most Valuable Player. He is 5'2", and attends School 35 here in Rochester.

In the 7th grade division, Canada Elite was the most impressive team! Their height alone was intimidating, but when you saw how they played together, it was impressive.  They dominated the 7th grade division. Final score 49-12.

The Most Outstanding Player for Canada Elite was Rylan Baker. He is 5'3 and attends Our Lady of Peace in Ontario, Canada.

In our 8th grade division, 716 United would be the champion. Their defense to offense transition was on display. The final score 55-32.

The Most Outstanding player was Louis Porter. He is 6'1" and attends Gaskill Prep in Niagara Falls.

In the 9th grade Division, TC Hoops put on an impressive display of team basketball, which culminated into a championship. Final score 58-44.

Most Outstanding Player was a no brainer. Arlo Peake, who is 5'11" and attends Trumansburg High School.

UFBA wants to thank everyone who participated in last weekend's tournament.