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!

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-JJ


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