NEPA Sports Nation

Wignot team closes with win

The NEPA Elite Wignot 17U boys team left The Hoop Group’s Pittsburgh Jam Fest on a winning note Sunday, beating TNBA Select, 69-64, in its only game of the day.

The Wignot team won both of its games after being placed in a four-team bracket with other second-round losers from the 17U Platinum Division and finished the event with a 3-1 record.

Each of the five club teams in the event played a single game Sunday.

The NEPA Elite 17U Coyle team lost 51-47 to Philly Pride UAA to finish 1-2 in the 17U Bridge Division and 2-2 overall, including a Friday night win in the Hoop Group Showcase League.

The other teams also lost Sunday.

The Van Zelst 16U team, which had lost its three previous games by a total of five points, fell to 6th Man Warriors, 83-65.

Nova 94-Stalburg defeated the Miller 16U team, 58-42, in the 16U Gold Division.

SJ Hoops Elite-HGSL downed the Joyce 15U team, 52-46, in the 15U Platinum Division.

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