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
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, Me