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    At the Nike Memorial Day Classic in Atlanta, May 25, 2013

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    • January 2, 2014: Congrats to Dorian Chatman on being named MVP of the James Gamble Tournament last week – and to the entire Port Arthur Memorial team on winning the tournament. // Beaumont Enterprise Article
    • November 10, 2013: Congratulations to Jordan Hunter on his verbal commitment to New Mexico // Article & Video
    • August 5, 2013: New video courtesy of High School Hopefuls // On the Rise: Jordan Hunter
    • July 28, 2013: The Houston Hoops Woods were the runners-up in the 16u Platinum Championship at Bigfoot Hoops' Las Vegas Classic (7-1 record). They were undefeated in Super Pool play, defeating Grassroots Elite from Canada (81-57), Arizona Power Black (83-74). and California Supreme Elite (84-68). They advanced to the top bracket and beat Oklahoma Impact (82-59), Fundamental University (from Chicago), Houston Hoops DJ (50-36), and Team FAST from Oregon (80-64), before losing by two (41-43) to the Cal Supreme Elite team they had defeated in pool play.
    • July 21, 2013: Houston Hoops Woods made it to the FInal 4 of the 16U Platinum bracket at Bigfoot Hoops Las Vegas LIVE tournament this weekend. They went 2-1 in pool play with wins over Above and Beyond and Liberty Elite, and a loss to TEam FAST. In bracket play, they defeated the Liberty Road Ballers andDream Vision Utah before losing to Team Vegas Elite. Jordan Hunter and Christian James were playing with the 17U squad this weekend and will return to Woods team for the Las Vegas Classic this week.
    • July 13, 2013: The Houston Hoops Woods made it to the Elite at the Elite Youth Invitational in Augusta this week. They took first place in their pool with wins over Showtime Juice All Stars (75-46), E1T1 Flash (76-40), Ohio VArsity White (66-50) and the SC Hornets (77-37). They lost to Mac Irvin Fire by one (66-67) in the Quarterfinals.
    • July 7, 2013: The team took first place in the 17U division of the Houston National Summer Showcase. They defeated Winwood (97-65), Hardwork (69-57), and Peabody (72-66) in pool play. They defeated Winwood, Peabody and Sugarland Elite in bracket play to take the title. See photo below.
    • June 16, 2013: The team won the Mr. June Jam 17U championship this weekend! In pool play, they defeated the Houstonians (52-37) and Sugarland Elite (61-48). In bracket play, they defeated the Houston Sonics and Houston Hoops Red before topping the Houston Hoopstars to take the title. See photo below and Video of Christian James dunk courtesy of TakeMyTalent. Also check out recent video of Nic Garth from the Elite 96 courtesy of D1Certified

    • May 29, 2013: took note of Jordan Hunter & Samir Sehic's performances at the Nike MDC in Atlanta // Article

    • May 27, 2013: The Houston Hoops 2015 Woods team made it to the Sweet 16 of the Nike Memorial Day Classic in Atlanta this weekend. They went 3-0 in pool play with wins over Grassroots Canada (78-47), EOTO Graham (62-23), and Atlanta Select Classic (68-32). In the Championship bracket, they defeated Yanders Law (70-45) before falling to Nike Team Flroida (55-62).

    • May 15, 2013: EYBL 16U Qualifiers/Next Level Nationals Sunday Recap took note of Jordan Hunter and Charles Simmons // Article

    • May 14, 2013: took note of Jordan Hunter and Christian James at the Next Level Baller tournament // Article
    • May 12, 2013: At the Next Level Baller tournament in Dallas this weekend, Houston Hoops Woods made it to the Final 4. They defeated Oklahoma Soldiers (75-35) and All Iowa Attack (59-54) in pool play to advance to the Gold bracket. In bracket play, they beat MoKan (64-60) and STL Eagles (67-65) before losing to King James (67-52) - the eventual tournament champs.
    • May 11, 2013: Video of Texas Hoops Recruits’ Scouting Combine includes footage of 16U Houston Hoops players Jordan Hunter, Jarren Greenwood, JoJo Anderson, Xavier Eaglin, Nate Nahirny, Bryson Lockley, and Marquez Letcher-Ellis // Video
    • February 20, 2013: (Courtesy of #12 ranked Nick Garth 6'0 sg (Cy Lakes HS 2015) exploded for 38pts in Cy Lakes loss to Elsik last night.
    • January, 30, 2013: Congrats to Dorian Chatman on his game-high 18 points last night in Port Arthur Memorial's win over North Shore / Article.
    • Click here for a summary of highlights from the 2012 Season
    • Click here for a summary of highlights from the 2010-2011, 2009-2010, and 2008-2009 seasons.



Coaches: Stephen Woods, Ben Perkins, Christian Begg

Player School Ht
Andrus, Laurynce Sharpstown
Brown, Kyle Trent Internationale
Chatman, Dorian Port Arthur Memorial
Garth, Nicholas Cy Lakes
Greenwood, Jarren Bellaire
Hunter, Jordan Beaumont Ozen
James, Christian Bellaire
Janacek, Hunter Scarborough
Sehic, Samir Cy Woods
Simmons, Jr., Charles Westbury Christian
Terry, Eric Mayde Creek
2013 Schedule


Event Date

RCS Sports Spring Ice Breaker

Houston, TX

Mar 15-17

Off Da Hook

Houston, TX
Mar 22-24

Nike EYBL 16U Qualifier

Newark, NJ

Apr 19-21

Nike EYBL 16U Qualifier

Hampton, VA

Apr 26-28

Nike EYBL 16U Qualifier

Dallas, TX
May 10-12

Summer Prep Showcase

Houston, TX

May 17-19

Nike EYBL 16U Qualifier

Atlanta, GA
May 24-27

June Jam

Houston, TX

Jun 14-16

Great American Shootout

Pearland, TX
Jun 21-23

Houston National Summer Showcase

Houston, TX

Jul 5-7

Elite Youth Invitational

N. Augusta, SC
Jul 10-14

Las Vegas LIVE 

Las Vegas , NV
Jul 17-21

Las Vegas Classic 

Las Vegas , NV
Jul 24-28

Houston National SUmmer Showcase 17U Champs


Champions - Mr. June Jam 17U division

July 29, 2012: Champions of the 2012 Bigfoot Hoops Las Vegas Classic!


Off Da Hoop Gold Bracket Championship Photo


Houston Easter Classic 16U Champs (April 8, 2012)

Great American Shootout Pearland NCAA Champs (June 24, 2012)

Houston Hoops 15U & 15U Red - 1st & 2nd place in the 16U division of the Houston National Summer Showcase, July 2012





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