MTW at Mater Dei, day one

Cal Sparks Gold 56, Peak Performance (GA) 45. These two teams met in a round one game that could have been a semi-final or final game. Closest on bench is Peak Performance standout player Sydney Umeri #44.

Coaches roll call….from left: Kai Felton, Tara VanDerveer…fifth in Greg McCall…seventh in Michael Cooper. Many more in attendance from Nevada to Kansas to Utah.

Tree of Hope from Seattle. Kelli Kingma, the younger sister of UW player Kristi Kingma, in the pink hair ribbon is a 2014 prospect. She is a PG and was extremely good with her passes and running the offense. Tree of Hope won their first game.

National division next round games for tomorrow are:

Tree of Hope vs. JBS Purple at 10:20am
Cal Sparks Black vs. Vancouver Heat at 11:30am
San Diego Sol vs. Utah Flight Premier at 11:30am
Tree of Hope Grey vs. Cal Sparks Gold at 11:30am

Winners will play at 5:20pm……..finals are Monday.

No Jordin Canada for Cal Sparks Gold. She hurt her head at the San Diego Classic tournament last weekend.

– IM in OC

Editor’s note: prayers for the knee of one player are greatly appreciated.