The Red Oak Hawks win the 2017 Cedar Hill Lions Club Tourney Championship! Sasser, Yuhanna earn Co-M
On December 7-9, 2017 the Cedar Hill Lions Club Tourney hosted the 10th Annual Cedar Hill Lions Club Tourney at Cedar Hill High School in Cedar Hill, Texas. The 3-day event featured 16 high school boys teams and 175 student-athletes competing for the top spot of Tournament Champions. Participating teams included Cedar Hill, Arlington Lamar, Arlington Sam Houston, CHANT Home School, El Paso Andres, Irving Nimitz, Life Waxahachie, FW Dunbar, EP Pebble Hills, Red Oak, Rockwall-Heath,FW South Hills, Trinity Christian-Cedar Hill, Laredo United, West Mesquite, WT White. The tourney championship game between Red Oak and Trinity Christian Cedar Hill was one of the best tournament championship games of the season so far. An intense, competitive game that took 5 quarters to determine a winner! Congratulations to the Red Oak Hawks for comimg out on top in a close one. Red Oak 82- TCCH 79 Final/OT
Post-game with Red Oak Head Coach Jason Sasser following the Hawks' hard fought victory over a tough Trinity Christian team!
Coach Sasser Post Game Interview Congrats Red Oak..2017 Cedar Hill Lions Club Tourney champs! Tournament Awards
1st place: Red Oak
Runner-up: Trinity Christian Cedar Hill
3rd Place: El Paso Andres
4th Place: Irving Nimitz
Consolation Champs: Life Waxahachie
SportsInfluencer Tourney Top Performers
Marcus Sasser Jr- Red Oak The 6'2 Junior guard averaged 23ppg,4apg,3spg and was the best backcourt player in the tournament field. Dominated on both ends during tourney play and led his team to the title. One of the best two-guards in the state & a Top 20 D1 prospect.
Andrew Yuhanna- Red Oak
The 6'4 guard/forward averaged 17ppg and was my favorite player to watch in the entire tournament field. Best shooter in the tournament and one of the best in DFW. Averaged 4 3PT FGM per game and hit a record 7 3-pointers in the opening round vs Rockwall Heath. Elite shooter.
Howard Turner- Red Oak The 6'1 Junior guard averaged 15ppg during tournament play including 27 points off the bench in the Championship Game vs TC-Cedar Hill. A key reserve for the Hawks all season. Tyreek Smith- Trinity Christian Cedar Hill The 6'9 Junior forward/center averaged 24ppg, 10rpg,5bpg lduring Tourney Play and was the most dominating post player in the entire tournament. Elite rim protector and finisher. A Top 5 2019 prospect
Dominique Jackson Trinity Christian Cedar Hill
Senior guard had an impressive outing at the Cedar Hill Lions Club Tourney this week averaging 12ppg, 5apg during tourney play.
Scores at all 3 levels, make plays for others, and can run a team. Big guard with a good feel for the game. An unsigned senior who will be a steal for many coaches at the next level.
Isaiah Range Trinity Christian Cedar Hill
The 6'4 Junior guard averaged 17ppg during tourney play. Big guard with elite athleticism good basketball IQ
Justin Nimmer Life Waxahachie
The 6'6 senior guard averaged 24PPG and was the most impressive player in the tournament. Dropped 27pts in the Consolation Championship Game vs Arl Sam Houston to earn MVP honors. A big guard with good combination of size and skill. Versatile player with character & 3.4 GPA. The unsigned senior is a legit D1 prospect.
Robin White Life Waxahachie
Texas A&M Commerce commit was an impact player for Life Waxahachie all tournament.
Avg 16 PPG during tourney play
Jeremiah Keys FW Dunbar
The 6' junior guard averaged double figures for FW Dunbar during tourney play including 23pts vs Red Oak in the second round. Solid player who can score the ball
Ray Pugh Cedar Hill
The 6'2 senior guard averaged 26ppg,9rpg,5apg during tourney play for Cedar Hill including 33pts & 11 rebs in Triple OT loss to FW Dunbar. One of the top unsigned seniors in the field
Francis Doe Arlington Lamar
The 6'3 senior guard/forward averaged 18ppg during tourney play for Lamar
Tristan McDow Arlington Lamar
The 6' senior guard average 18ppg, 4ast
CJ Weathers CHANT
The 6'7 senior averaged double figures in scoring and rebounds during tournament play for CHANT. Versatile player with good athleticism
Destin Eke F Irving Nimitz
The 6'7 forward/center averaged 17ppg,8rpg during tourney play for Nimitz
Myles Frierson WT White
6'1 senior guard averaged 16ppg during tourney play for WT White
James Curry EP Andres The 6'5 unsigned Sr averaged 20 PPG during Tourney play
Diego Ramirez EP Andres 6'4 unsigned SR averaged 17 PPG during Tourney play
Thank you to the Wilks Family, Cedar Hill Lions Club and ISD for hosting a great Lions Club tournament experience for all the participating schools, players, and fans. Special thank you to all the student-athletes who competed hard and left it all on the court this weekend! Already looking forward to next year being bigger and better. Our tourney media coverage reached over 35,000 views over 72 hours! Thanks for having The SportsInfluencer apart of your event!