Battle in the Boro 2016: Team Penny Pruitt 2017 and North Tartan Nike 10th EYBL headline massive, talent packed field

The 12th annual Battle in the Boro, presented by National Exposure Basketball, saw 642 teams gather in Metro Nashville, Tennessee, from July 10-13. The Junior Showcase Division was won by Team Penny Pruitt 2017 (based out of the Memphis, Tennessee, area) 70-55 over Sports City U (based out of Ohio).  The Sophomore Showcase Division was won by North Tartan Nike 10th EYBL (based out of Minnesota) 39-35 over Essence Silver (based out of Florida).

Players below are listed alphabetically with height, position, graduation year and club team with home town in parenthesis.  The criteria for selection was performance at the event in conjunction with success of the team.  Congratulations to all selected!

2016 Battle in the Boro

Junior Showcase Division

All-Tournament Team

Joanne Allen-Taylor, 5-6, point guard, 2018, AD Elite - Peterson (Houston, Texas)

Fransesca Belibi, 6-1, power forward, 2019, Mile Hi Magic Gold (Centennial, Colorado)

Payton Brotzki, 5-10. small forward, 2018, CSS UA Bison Elite (Springfield, Nebraska)

Christianna Carr, 6-0, shooting guard, 2018, 43 Hoops Carr (Eden Prairie, Minnesota)

Zia Cooke, 5-9, point guard, 2019, Sports City U (Toledo, Ohio) 

Gabrielle Crawford, 6-3, power forward, 2018, Memphis Elite - Daniels (Cordova, Tennessee)

Cymone Goodrich, 5-11, small forward, 2017, X-Citement Joi (Matteson, Illinois)

Destiny Harden, 5-11, small forward, 2017, Mac Irvin Godfather (Chicago, Illinois)
 

Bianca Jackson, 6-0, shooting guard, 2017, FBC Mo 2017 (Montgomery, Alabama)

Tameria Johnson, 5-5, point guard, 2017, Jacksonville Lady Rams 11th (Ocala, Florida)

Sayawani Lassiter, 5-11, point guard, 2017, Boston Showstoppers (Dorchester, Massachusetts)

Jasmine Massengill, 6-0, point guard, 2018, FBC United Hunt (Harrison, Tennessee)

Braxtin Miller, 5-10, point guard, 2017, Cincinnati Angels Blue (Centerville, Ohio)

Abby Prohaska, 5-10, small forward, 2018 ( Sports City U (Liberty TWP, Ohio)

Tesia Thompson, 5-9, shooting guard, 2017, Team Penny Pruitt 2017 (Memphis, Tennessee)  MVP

Jireh Washington 5-7, shooting guard, 2018, Team Penny Pruitt 2017 (Memphis, Tennessee)   

Lyndsey Whilby, 5-11, small forward, 2017, Wp Celtics (Powder Springs, Georgia)

2016 Battle in the Boro

Sophomore Showcase Division

All-Tournament Team

Aliyah Boston, 6-2, center, 2019, iExcel Horton 15U (Worcester, Massachusetts)

Jakia Brown-Turner, 6-0, guard/forward, 2019, Team Takeover 15U Nike (Temple Hills, Maryland)

Maggie Connolly, 5-7, point guard, 2018, Comets - McFadden (Wilmington, Delaware)

Emily Engstler, 6-1, power forward, 2018, NY Belles - DeLuca (New York, New York)

Azzi Fudd, 5-10, shooting guard, 2021, Fairfax Stars 15U Showcase - Fudd (Arlington, Virginia)

Ciaja Harbison, 5-6, point guard, 2018, KY Premier - Milby (Louisville, Kentucky)

Glenisha Harkless, 6-0, point guard, 2018, Essence Silver (Jacksonville, Florida)

Dara Mabrey, 5-6, shooting guard, 2018, Exodus 15U Nike (Belmar, New Jersey)

Allison Mayeux, 5-11, small forward, 2018, Tennessee Flight Silver 2018 (Murfreesboro, Tennessee)

Kayla Mershon, 6-3, power forward, 2018, North Tartan Nike 10th EYBL (Chanhassen, Minnesota)

Javyn Nicholson, 6-3, center/power forward, 2019, FBC Black (Lawrenceville, Georgia)

Jordyn Oliver, 5-11, small forward, 2019, Texas United Nike 15U (Prosper, Texas)

Sammie Puisis, 6-0, forward, 2019, Cincinnati Heat Premier - Sanders (Mason, Ohio)

Samantha Schultz, 5-10, forward, 2018, Riverside Hawks Green 15U (Kings Park, New York)

Tyia Singleton, 6-2, center, 2018, Essence Silver (Winter Haven, Florida)

Zoe Young, 5-10, guard, 2019, North Tartan Nike 10th EYBL (Urbandale, Iowa)   MVP

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