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July 27, 2013
On Saturday, New Heights 17U (NY) won a war, 57-50, versus the New Orleans Elite and their stud Craig Victor which advanced them to the Elite 8 of the Adidas 64 in Vegas.
Up for the battle against Victor inside was Jordan Washington who had 25 points and 14 rebounds.
While Washington held down the fort in the paint, New Heights PG Desure Buie changed the game in the second half. "[It] was a tremendous performance by the young kid," said head coach Joel Shapiro of Buie.
New Heights 17s would then move even closer to the ultimate prize, making it to the final four with a 74-67 win over Indiana Elite. The 17U squad is now 7-0 at the Las Vega event. Paul Jorgensen scored a team high 26 points with Washington adding 25 points.
In other New Heights Action :
New Heights overall record is 16-1 in the tournament.