Team 907 goes winless in Las Vegas
Kamaka Hepa and Travis Adams both turned in strong outings this past week for Team 907 at the Adidas Super 64 Basketball Tournament. Unfortunately for both of the Barrow High School stars, their efforts didn't turn into wins for the Alaska Under 17 all-star squad in Las Vegas.
Team 907 went 0-4 in the tournament, one of the nation's top summer basketball events.
Team 907 opened their tournament on Wednesday afternoon with a tough 82-52 loss to Dream Vision in pool play.
Despite the loss, Hepa and Adams both played well. Hepa went 3-for-10 from the field and pumped in seven points and a team-high nine rebounds in 29 minutes of play. Adams finished the contest with three points in 13 minutes.
Da'Zhon Wyche led all Team 907 scorers with 17.
In their next outing, Team 907 dropped a 69-41 decision to DC Thunder. In that game, Hepa pushed in a team-high 12 points and grabbed five rebounds. Adams added four points.
In their final pool matchup, Team 907 dropped a 75-51 decision to D1 Minnesota. In that loss, Hepa had 11 points in 27 minutes, while Adams chipped in a team-high six rebounds.
By going 0-3 in pool play, Team 907 fell into the Silver bracket in the championship round, and drew Compton Magic Elite in the opening round on Saturday at Legacy High School.
Compton Magic Elite eliminated Team 907 from the tournament with a tough 78-70 victory.
Hepa had seven points and nine rebounds in the game. Adams contributed two points and four boards.