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Illinois Central Elite-ICE wins 10U AAU National Championship

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  • The Illinois Central Elite-ICE team, from left, front row: E.J. Breland of Oak Park, Michael Boenzi of Lake Zurich, Carter Davis and Jaxson Davis of Gurnee and Ryan Jackson of Glenview; back row: coach Brian Davis, Hudson Fuller of Glenview, Ian Miletic and Jackson Hupp of Arlington Heights, Jack Wolf of Gurnee, Noah Gorman of Lake Forest and coach Todd Wolf.

    The Illinois Central Elite-ICE team, from left, front row: E.J. Breland of Oak Park, Michael Boenzi of Lake Zurich, Carter Davis and Jaxson Davis of Gurnee and Ryan Jackson of Glenview; back row: coach Brian Davis, Hudson Fuller of Glenview, Ian Miletic and Jackson Hupp of Arlington Heights, Jack Wolf of Gurnee, Noah Gorman of Lake Forest and coach Todd Wolf.
    Courtesy of Illinois Central Elite Basketball

 
Submitted by Illinois Central Elite Basketball

The Illinois Central Elite-ICE team recently won the 10U AAU National Championships DII in Clarksville, Tennessee, with a record of 7-0. Most of the team's games were played on the campus of Austin Peay University.

Illinois Central Elite-ICE qualified for the championship by winning first place with a 4-0 record in the Central (Illinois) District Qualifier on April 8-9 at Walker Athletics in Lisle.

In June, the team started to prepare for the national championship by competing and winning the following tournaments:

• FTG Father's Day Shootout at Libertyville Sports Complex, with a 3-0 record.

• Summer Slam Invitational at Fenwick High School, with a 3-0 record.

• Jr. Hoops Elite National Tournament, with a 4-0 record.

In 10U AAU National Championship DII tournament play, the Illinois Central Elite-ICE team won the following matches:

• 49-38 against K.A.O.S 2025 from Indiana;

• 71-30 against NY Guachos-Echavarria from New York;

• 49-28 against the Louisiana Jaguars;

• 48-28 against the D.C. Warriors from Washington, D.C.;

• 58-30 against the Ball Hard Elite from Louisiana;

• 40-30 against Showtime Hoops from North Carolina;

• 44-35 rematch against the Louisiana Jaguars.

The team is coached by Brian Davis, Todd Wolf and Octavius Parker.

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