Local Dallas-Fort Worth Boys Select Basketball Team Now Ranked 2nd in the Nation

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The Texas Select 2014 boy's basketball team returned from the 12 and under Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Basketball National Championships on Friday, July 18, 2008 as the national runner-ups, and is now ranked 2nd in the nation among select basketball teams in their age group. The national tournament was held in Hampton, Virginia and included over 100 of the best sixth grade basketball teams in the country. The team finished 7th in the nation in the fifth grade national championships held in Cocoa Beach, Florida last year.

The Texas Select 2014 boy's basketball team returned from the 12 and under Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Basketball National Championships on Friday, July 18, 2008 as the national runner-ups, and is now ranked 2nd in the nation among select basketball teams in their age group. The national tournament was held in Hampton, Virginia and included over 100 of the best sixth grade basketball teams in the country. The team finished 7th in the nation in the fifth grade national championships held in Cocoa Beach, Florida last year.

The team has played a national schedule this year competing in tournaments in Springdale, Arkansas (1st place), Kansas City, Missouri (1st place), Houston, Texas (2nd place), and Washington, DC (semi-finals). The team also competed locally in six 7th grade tournaments, winning 1st place in four of the six tournaments. The team boasts an overall record of 41-5 against national sixth grade competition, and 30-6 against local seventh grade competition.

The Team is coached by Marlon Boleware (Arlington, TX) and Torrence Stepteau, M.D. (Colleyville, TX). The team members are (2nd Row L to R) Coach Boleware, Micah Seaborn (Fort Worth, TX), Terry Lightfoot (Arlington, TX), Dallas Sonnier (Grand Prairie, TX), Nick Johnson (Fort Worth, TX), Coach Stepteau, (1st Row L to R) Adrian Wong (Bedford, TX), Bola Alade (Murphy, TX), Brocke Stepteau (Colleyville, TX), Nicko Boleware (Arlington, TX), Alex Robinson (Kennedale, TX). (See attachment with press release and photo).

For more information about the team, and to inquire about sponsorship opportunities, please visit our website at http://www.TXSelectBasketball.com, or contact Kristi Stepteau at (817) 689-0708.

About Texas Select:
Texas Select Youth Basketball is a Dallas-Fort Worth based organization. The organization collaborates with schools and community to provide fitness, skills, and team programs, as well as provide financial support for youth who would otherwise not have the opportunity to participate in organized team sports at this level. The basketball program offers the opportunity for the youth to increase their self-esteem and confidence through exercise and interaction with positive adult role models. The organization focuses on promoting team respect, basketball skills and development and celebrating diversity. Texas Select is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization.

Contact:
Kristi Stepteau
Texas Select 2014
Phone: (817) 689-0708
E-Mail: KStep615 @ aol.com
http://www.TXSelectBasketball.com

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