The Boo Williams Summer League boys 17-under team will play its third set of games in the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League this weekend.
Williams' team will play five games, one Friday, two Saturday and two more Sunday. Games will be played at the Fieldhouse USA in Frisco, Texas, near Dallas.
AFter the last EYBL session in Hampton, Boo's team added two players, including 6-7 Rodney Bullock of Kecoughtan. and 6-8 Dwayne Foreman of Massanutten Military Academy.
This week's opponents (all times are Eastern):
Friday: The Playaz (New Jersey), 10 p.m.
Saturday: The Family (MIchigan), 1:30 p.m.; then Houston Hoops, 9 p.m.
Sunday: Howard PUlley (Minnesota), noon; then All-Iowa Attack, 3 p.m.Boo's team is 4-5 after the first two weeks and must start winning regularly to reach the Peach Jam, Nike's summer basketball championship tournament, in late July.
There are 40 teams in the EYBL and only 24 reach the Peach Jam. The top five teams in each of the four divisions automatically qualify, plus four wild-card teams. And, NIke officials say, a team must have a winning record to qualify for the Peach Jam.
Records for this weekend's opponents:
The Playaz: 5-4The Family: 7-2Houston Hoops: 7-2Howard Pulley: 5-4All-Iowa Attack: 0-9
Boo's team is tied for seventh in its division, two games out of the automatic berth that would go to the fifth-place team.
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After going 202 in the Top 16 tournament in Dallas last weekend, the BWSL 16-under girls team is idle until competing in a tournament in New York City the first weekend of June.