From left in the back row are Tatum Shipes, Sidney Chason, Cassie Markle, Jaleah Greene, M.E. Craven and Haley Simpson. In front row are Bella Caracciolo, Ansley Payne, Addie Harris, Sydney Rumble, Amber Jones and Skylar Aledia. Coaches are Matt Rumble, Doug Markle and Chad Jones. Shannon Weaver. (click for larger version)
July 21, 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. — The North Georgia Magic made it to the Elite 8 and finished fifth place at the AAU DII National Championship Tournament in Orlando at the ESPN Wide World of Sports. The Lady Magic were 8-1 for the tournament and finished the season with several championship trophies and a Youth Basketball of America state title in the ninth-grade division. Ten of the 12 players on the team are from Forsyth County and will be attending Forsyth County high schools this year as freshmen.