24th Annual Al Youakim Wheelchair Basketball Tournament Print E-mail
Written by John Hamre   

       

The 24th Annual Al Youakim Wheelchair Basketball Tournament had 6 teams participating on Saturday October 27, 2018 and Sunday October 28, 2018 at the Hackensack (NJ) Middle School. They placed: 

Division 2 - 1st Place - Nassau Kings

Division 2 - 2nd Place - Celtics

Division 3 - 1st Place – Brooklyn Nets

Division 3 - 2nd Place – New England Blazers

AXIS and Bulova Nets also played.

   

 

Individual Awards went to the following:

Guard Division 2 Al Youakim All-Star –Alex Gomez – Nassau Kings

Foward Division 2 Al Youakim All-Star – Derrick Poole – Celtics

Power Forward Division 2 Al Youakim All-Star – William Borrero – Celtics

Guard Division 3 Al Youakim All-Star – Mark James – Bulova Nets

Forward Division 3 Al Youakim All-Star - Dan Keohane - New England Blazers

Power Forward Division 3 Al Youakim All-Star – Felix Castillo – Brooklyn Nets

   


Mike Lione Award (D2 MVP) - Christopher St. Remy - Nassau Kings

Denton Johnson Trailblazer Award (D3 MVP) - Chris Johnson - New England Blazers

Freddy Jones Sportsmanship Award – Quinn Murphy – Nassau Kings

Al Youakim Spirit Award – Rizza St. Louis

    

Congratulations on another great Tournament and the Wheelchair Sports Federation would like to thank our wonderful volunteers, Bill Youakim, Chris Youakim and Rizza St Louis.  We'll see you next November 2019 for the 25th Anniversary.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 October 2018 16:15