CNIT 10U-13U; Top Standouts From Day 1
C/O 2023 Elijah Fisher (Grassroots Elite)
There is no prospect in the class that comes to mind that is able to do the things that Elijah Fisher of Grassroots Elite can do. His elite speed, leaping ability, and strength along with his unbelievable physicals has him standing at 6 foot 6 inches at 190 pounds makes him virtually unstoppable. In his only game of the evening the phenom scored a cool 16 points (one jaw dropping alley-opp) while grabbing 2 rebounds and dishing two assists.
C/O 2023 Elisha Bramble (Canada Elite/S-Elite Milton)
Elisha Bramble has greatly improved over the past couple months as the Milton Stage Elite/ Canada Elite product has now added a much smoother dribbling package and floater/paint game that allows him to expand his offence. Bramble ended with 13 points, 4 rebounds 1 assist in S-Elites victory over CIA Bounce WEST.
C/O 2023 Ashton Brown (CIA Appiyah)
Standing at 6 foot 5, Ashton Brown was extremely active for CIA Appiyah in their first match up with Triumph 204 out of Manitoba. Apart from scoring 14 points, Brown grabbed 4 rebounds and was crucial in weathering the storm during a tough start for the 2nd overall seed in the 13U division. Expect big thing going forward for this athletic, lengthy wing.
C/O 2024 Miguel Braun (Toronto City Elite)
As cerebral as they come, Miguel Braun looks to be one of the most underrated players in his class. Besides his aptitude on the offensive end and his know how in tight spaces, Braun simply get it done. With his great positioning Miguel poured in what seemed like a effortless 17 points and 8 rebounds, almost being the first player to record a double double at the CNIT.
C/O 2024 Jacob Theodosiou (UPlay)
In what was one of the most excited games of the day, a 44-42 nail bitting victory for UPlay over Team Breakdown, Jacob Theodosiou was critical. Besides his unwavering determination, toughness and mental fortitude, Theodosiou also knocked in some momentous threes, especially in the 2nd half with UPlay down 10. Jacob’s corner shot was crucial, and his effort was vital – this was your biggest comeback of the day for any team at the CNIT.
C/O 2025 George Papaconsta (Grassroots)
One of the most unstoppable shooters on the floor, George Papconsta was unconscious for Grassroots as he propelled his way to 19 points 3 rebounds and 2 assist. Papaconsta was in a good rhythm making excellent reads and finding the open spaces in the defence all the while converting.
C/O 2025 Tyler Persad (Toronto City Elite)
Tyler Persad was hitting on all cylinders Friday night as the TCE point guard splashed 15 points, snagged 2 rebounds and dished out 2 assist. Persad’s range was on full effect as he was nailing everything that left his finger tips en route to five three-pointers and an easy win for his squad.
C/O 2026 Marcus Green (Markham Gators)
Behind Marcus Green’s 13 points 4 rebounds and 2 assists, the 10U Markham Gators squad look like an extremely dangerous group. Green is a powerful player that has a good touch around the basket. Green will look to continue to terrorize the division with this very strong Gators group.
C/O 2026 Dreylynn David (Brampton Warriors)
The Brampton Warriors product Dereylynn David was absolutely unstoppable on day one as his Brampton Brade team showed why they were the number one seed in the 10U division. David was a terror all over the place logging 14 points and 3 assists in his teams first win of the tournament. Smooth as silk, David has a great pace and tempo to his play, accompanied by an unselfishness.