FEAST Patriots Basketball
Fall Fun with FEAST Basketball
Last month’s tryouts went very well! FEAST was able to field six boys teams starting with 12U and ending with 18U. We also have several new coaches that have stepped up to coach that allowed us to have so many teams!
Our season started on the 27th of last month against Regents School of Austin followed by games against TMI on the 30th. November will start out with all high school teams attending The Central Texas Fall Classic in Austin on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. We anticipate all the teams doing very well and wish them the best!
It’s that time of year!
Welcome! I don’t know about you, but to me fall signals more than pumpkin spice everything (I’m more of a Salted Caramel kind of gal anyway)! To me it is indication that the best time of year has begun! The time of year when the smell of fall leaves is coupled with the aroma of new basketball shoes and a fresh leather ball. The fragrance of a freshly finished court floor battles with the crisp autumn air outside the gym. Across the country, fall is the time that the pounding of balls, the squeak of shoes on a wood floor, and the shrill sound of coach’s whistles are a daily occurrence. Here in Texas, it is no different and as the 2018-19 boys’ basketball season rapidly approaches, not only are we eagerly anticipating the sounds of fall, but we are also diligently preparing for the arrival of all the first-year players and the return of our veteran players from last season!
I’ve heard from many of our returning players that they are eager to get back on the court! Well, I’m here to tell you, and them, that they won’t have to wait too much longer! The Varsity Boys’ team will have their season opener on October 26th with FEAST facing off against Lee Academy. Tip off will be at 7:15pm. Game will be held at 1826 Basse Road, San Antonio, TX.
The JV2, JV1 and Varsity boys will play on October 26th against Regents School of Austin with JV2 tipping off at 11am, JV1 at 12:30pm and Varsity at 2pm. All games will be held at 3230 Travis Country Circle, Austin, TX.
Rounding out the month of October is the Boys JV1 and Boys Varsity match-up against TMI on the 30th. Tip-off will be at 5pm for JV1 and 6:30pm for Varsity. Games will be held at 20955 W. Tejas Trail, San Antonio, TX.
FEAST Girls Basketball Season is Underway!
This season we are fielding 18U, 16U and 14U girls teams. Thank you to all our great coaches and families for another super pre-season skills camp.
Regular season practices begin October 1st for high school teams and October 8th for middle school.
Our 18U and 16U teams will begin pre-season games Oct. 23rd. Our 14U squad will begin their games
October 30th. All teams will attend the Central Texas Fall Classic kick-off tournament in Round Rock November 1st-3rd.
We are looking forward to the new season, keeping in mind: Just as each of us has one body with many members, and not all members have the same function, so in Christ we who are many are one body, and each member belongs to one another.
Tryouts and Kick Off Meeting for Boys and Girls Basketball
Tryouts – Wednesday, September 26 and Friday, September 28, 4-6pm
Kick Off Meeting – September 28, 5:25pm
Alamo City All-Stars (Loop1604/FM1976)
$10 per participant (No Patriot Pass needed for Tryouts)
Boys and Girls in High School and Middle School are invited to try out to participate on a FEAST Patriot Basketball Team. No Patriot Pass is needed for tryouts.
On Wednesday, September 26, at the first try out, will be the only day for ordering new uniforms and getting them in time for the season openers. Please arrive between 3:30 and 3:45pm to the Alamo City All-Stars facility, located at 11471 E Loop 1604 N, Universal City, TX, 78148, to fill out the registration sheet, pay the $10 try out fee at the door, and fill out their uniform order requests.
On Friday, September 28, we will have our second try out day along with our Basketball Kick Off Meeting immediately after the try outs at 5:25pm. Information about registrations, uniforms, team assignments, coaches, FEAST policies, practice schedules, season fees and much more will be available at that meeting. All those intending to have their players on our teams, are requested to attend these meetings. Registration for the basketball season will open the first week of October and practices will begin by the end of that week. Players who wish to play on FEAST basketball teams will need their families to have purchased a Patriot Pass (now only $75), register for their assigned team online, and pay their team’s season fee.
Call Scott Lane at 210-861-0454 for more information.
FEAST will hold its annual Basketball Skills Camp starting Monday, August 13 through Monday, September 17 at Alamo City All-Stars Sportsplex. Boys skills camps with both high school and middle school camps will occur from 11am till 1pm each Monday and Wednesday during this time frame. Girls camps also will have separate high school and middle school camps. Girls camps will be from 1pm till 3pm each Monday and Wednesday at Alamo City All-Stars. The cost for each camp is $40.
Tryouts for all boys and girls teams will occur Wednesday, September 26, and Friday, September 28 from 4 to 6pm at Alamo City All-Stars. There will be a $10 tryout fee for each participant. Please note that both the skills camps and the tryouts are camp activities, open to all FEAST participants and potential homeschoolers. No Patriot Pass is required for these activities.
The State Championship Tournament was held in Austin at the beginning of the month, and the Big South Regional Tournament was held in Mansfield at the end of the month. While the results of the State Championship are in, ya’ll will just have to wait until March to find out about the Big South results!
The FEAST 12U Boys’ Team fought hard to win the Silver Champion Bracket! We are so proud of all our boys! What a great end to a wonderful season!
The FEAST 14U Boys’ Team finished 2nd in ISAL. They also competed well at the State Tournament even though they were short-handed and had injuries. Caedmon LaRue was named All-Tournament, and Elijah Herrera was awarded Christian Character.
The FEAST 16U Boys’ Team (JV2) culminated their season this past weekend with a second-place finish in the 16U Boys Division 2 at the State Tournament. The coaches are so proud of the way that these boys finished out an already good season. After battling through several injuries throughout the season, they arrived at Round Rock with all players able to play at full speed. The team even had one player graciously opt to play with the JV3 squad, as they were short-staffed for the tournament.
The boys on the JV2 squad played their hearts out and left nothing in the tank for all four games, which is what the coaches asked them to do. It was some of the best basketball that the team has played all season, and it resulted in two overtime grinding battles. In fact, one of those games was a double overtime thriller that drew quite the crowd as well as some animated fans! The game was so tough it resulted in at least three of the opposing team’s top players fouling out of the game! Through it all, the players maintained their composure and played with the Christ-like character that was expected. In the opinion of the coaches, it was the team’s best four game stretch all season. Max Lang and Elijah LaRue were named All-Tournament, and Caesar Campos was awarded Christian Character. The coaches would like to say that they are very proud of each player individually and the team as a whole. They would also like to say thank you to the parents for all their support.
FEAST JV1 placed third in the State 16U Boys Championship Division. Third in state is a significant accomplishment! Alius Bordallo and JR Peters received All-Tournament honors, and Seth Sabo picked up a Christian Character award.
The FEAST Varsity placed third in the 18U Boys Bronze Division, and that was a good comeback after a slow start to the tournament. Both Isaiah Halliburton and Christian Brough were awarded All-Tournament medals, and Will Wren received the Christian Character Award.
January 23rd had FEAST celebrating its graduating Seniors: Christian Brough, Justin Mosier, Nate Neufeld, Daniel Warren, Joey West and Will Wren (not pictured). Congratulations, gentlemen!
This month has seen the FEAST Boys Basketball Program gathering momentum. The holidays are over, and now the hard work is beginning.
The 12u FEAST Boys Team is focusing on getting ready for the Home School State Tournament in February. These boys have continued to work even over the holidays.
The 14u FEAST Boys Team is doing well in ISAL, tournaments, and other play. The team finished up the ISAL regular season in January and is now looking forward to competing at both Space City Jam and the Home School State Tournament.
A high point for the month of January was the team winning the Holy Cross Tournament on January 6th! Both Caed LaRue and Elijah Halliburton were named to the All-Tournament Team for their hard work at the tournament. Total for Season Stats – Wins: 15, Losses: 6
The FEAST Boys JV and Boys’ Varsity Teams have both had a very challenging time coming back from the holidays.
The FEAST JV Team responded well in their first game back, taking it on the chin against a very good varsity team on Tuesday, January 2nd. The team came right back and gave a fine effort against Antonian the following Saturday. JV found a way to stay in the game when Antonian took the lead and continued to threaten Antonian all the way to the end. That “we will never give up” attitude was great to see and will help them through the rest of the schedule.
The FEAST Varsity Team was beaten up by one of the very best high school teams in the country (not just the state) on Saturday as well. Varsity needs to be able to run their sets, grab the ball, match the aggression of their opponent, and see the floor in order to be able to grow. The team has struggled with injuries, as well as illness, but with the team’s new- found commitment to becoming the team they want to be the rest of the season should be exciting to watch.
Patriots Invitational Goes International!
FEAST hosted the third annual Patriots Invitational Basketball Tournament on November 30th – December 2nd, at Alamo City All Stars. There were over 30 teams involved including one from Canada, which makes this year’s Patriots Invitational an international tournament!
FEAST is very thankful to all the parents, families and other volunteers who worked so hard to make the FEAST Invitational such a success again this year!
The FEAST 12u Boys have been working hard all season and it certainly showed in the tournament! The 12u team beat River City (45-19)on Thursday evening and continued to beat both San Marcos (38-21), and Austin (44-31) on Friday. In the championship on Saturday evening they played River City and came out ahead 27-16. River City put up a hard fight, but FEAST won a well-earned first place in the tournament!
The FEAST 14u Boys Team finished 2nd in the tournament with a loss by 3 pts to the Austin Royals. All tournament went to Michael Dye. Great job, guys!
The FEAST Boys JV2 Team won 3 of their 4 games in this tournament giving them a 5th place win. The team learned some great lessons by playing an extremely well-disciplined Houston Homeschool Athletics Team on Friday. After taking a tough loss, the guys came out on Saturday and played with a grit and hustle that was not only a pleasure to watch, but also generated comments from other coaches and referees.The players ended up having a lot of fun which has already carried momentum into the first practice following the tournament. It goes to prove that the JV2 team is full of guys that are eager to continue playing with their rediscovered grit and passion. Congratulations to Conner McCaslin for receiving the All-Tournament award and thankfulness to the Lord for protecting the players from injuries during the tournament.
The FEAST Boys JV1 Team truthfully over achieved during this tournament. The team won three games against varsity opponents and found themselves competing in the Gold Bracket varsity championship game with a chance to win on the last shot. Their finish with second place in the entire varsity tournament was impressive and they thrilled us with their play each game. Alius Bordallo was selected to the All-Tournament team from this fine group.
The FEAST Varsity Boys Team took great and positive steps in learning how to play shorthanded. This team has not had the entire team healthy and together for the past 13 games and while the Varsity team was short two players again this tournament,they competed well, winning two games. They took second in the Silver Varsity bracket with a chance to win that division on the last play of the game. One of the walking wounded, Justin Mosier, made a very successful return to the team after 10 games out with a broken thumb and performed so well that he was elected to the All-Tournament team.
2017 PATRIOTS INVITATIONAL Results:
2. FEAST White
3. Texas School for the Deaf
1. Heritage Christian Academy
1. Austin Royals Black
3. Atonement Academy
2. River City Believers Academy
3. Austin Royals
Basketball Championship Victories for the FEAST Patriots!
FEAST Basketball kicked off their season with 7 teams competing in the Austin Royals Central Fall Classic in Austin, TX on November 3rd and 4th. Both the girls 14U, and 16U teams finished FIRST in the Championship Divisions for their age groups! Boys 14U placed FIRST in the Silver Division. Boys Varsity placed 3rd in the B18U Championship Division, while Boys JV2 finished 4th in B16U Championship Division. FEAST had a great showing and our program was represented well by players, coaches, and parents. FEAST All Tournament and Christian Character selections are listed below:
|All Tournament||Christian Character Award|
|Tori Fagan (G16U)||Taylor Schumake (G16U)|
|Macy Young (G16U)||Evie Holland (G14U)|
|Maddie Hanson (G14U)||Joey West (BV)|
|Natalie Nelson (G14U)||Seth Sabo (BJV1)|
|Isaiah Haliburton(BV)||Ceaser Campos (BJV2)|
|Alias Bordallo (BJV1)||Josh Reed (B14U)|
|Max Lang (BJV2)||Bryan Brough (B12U)|
|Elijah Haliburton (B14U)|
|Caedmon LaRue (B14U)|
|Aden Bordallo (B12U)|
Lady Patriots are Ready to Win!
T he FEAST Lady Patriots 14U Basketball Team is off to a victorious start this season! Their hard work has paid off, and as of November 09, 2017 they are undefeated at 7-0 with four of these wins during the November 3-4, 2017 winning first place at the Central Texas Fall Classic (CTFC) tournament in Leander, Texas.
CTFC Tournament Teams and Scores
• Game 1: San Marcos Home School Panthers vs. FEAST Lady Patriots, Score: 20-42
• Game 2: FEAST Lady Patriots vs. Fort Bend Christian Home School Academy (FBCHA) Eagles, Score: 34-22
• Game 3: Christian Home School Athletics (CHSA) Wolverines vs. FEAST Lady Patriots, Score: 19-49
• Game 4: Austin Royals Home school vs. FEAST Lady Patriots, Score: 17-50
Coach Misty Hubbard said “Coach Kaylene and I are blessed to have the opportunity to coach this great group of girls! Their dedication, hard work, and humbleness play a big role in their achievements!”
FEAST Lady Patriots 14U Tournament Awards
• All Tournament Award: Natalie Nelson & Madilyn Hanson
• Christian Character Award: Evelyne Holland
Head Coach: Misty Hubbard
Assistant Coach: Kaylene Karras
#2 Andrea Kabago
#3 Averie Pena
#4 Mackenzie Ware
#5 Lesha Karras
#10 Natalie Nelson
#11 Trinity Hubbard
#21 Sarah Grace Dillashaw
#22 Evelyne Holland
#24 Juliette Lange
#41 Madilyn Hanson
Additionally, our FEAST Lady Patriot 16U won first place in the CTFC tournament, and their current record is 6-1. FEAST Lady Patriots 16U Tournament Awards
• All Tournament Award: Macy Young (Defensive) and Tori Fagan (Offensive)
• Christian Character Award: Taylor Schumake
Come out and support our FEAST Lady Patriots during one of our upcoming games! The schedule is posted on the FEAST Website.
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A Slam Dunk
FEAST Basketball had a great turnout for our summer skills camp with nearly 100 kids! Thank you to all who participated and helped with making the skills camp a great experience!
The 2017/2018 basketball season is under way with practices beginning in October. Games are currently being scheduled and a full list of games and tournaments will be published on the FEAST website by mid-October. Please look at the schedule and find a time to come watch a FEAST Home Basketball Game.
Our first tournament, Central Texas Fall Classic, November 2nd – November 4th will be in Austin, TX. In addition, FEAST basketball is hosting our third annual Patriots Invitational basketball tournament on December 1st – 2nd, at Alamo City All Stars. Plan to come by and watch some of the best middle school and high school basketball in South Texas.
FEAST basketball will have 10 teams competing in various leagues & tournaments this year. Age groups include B12U, B14U, B16U, BJV, BV, G13U, G14U, & G16U. We are excited to have so many young players excited about playing basketball! Games are currently being scheduled and a full list of games and tournaments will be published on the FEAST website by mid-October. Please look at the schedule and find a time to come watch a FEAST Home Basketball Game.
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The FEAST Patriots have eight basketball teams this year, five high school and three middle school. All the teams are doing great this season and representing the program well. The high school boys are competing at a very high level this year. The varsity is currently 25-8, while the varsity 2 / JV1 is 16-7. Both teams have placed in the top 3 of several tournaments, including some first place wins. The JV2 boys team has a winning record of 9-8 so far this season. The middle school teams are competing strongly in two local leagues, ISAL and CALSA. The middle school girls are currently in 1st place in the CALSA league and have a record of 19-3, as well as finishing within the top 3 in several recent tournaments. The middle school boys are currently 2nd place in CALSA and have a season record of 18-11 and have earned 2 top 3 tournament finishes.
In December, the FEAST Basketball Program hosted its 2nd Annual Patriots Invitational Basketball Tournament in San Antonio. The tournament was held over 2 days while hosting 48 teams representing some of the best home school talent in the state, including teams from Austin, San Antonio, Houston, San Marcos, and Dallas. The event was a huge success due to great parents, excellent fans, over 50 FEAST Family Volunteers, and all of the hard work and preparation from our FEAST Tournament Directors, Michael and Nancy Brough. The FEAST Teams had a great showing in the tournament, with the FEAST 14U Girls winning Bronze and the FEAST Varsity Boys and FEAST Varsity 2 Boys placing first and second respectively. There is one month left of regular season games before our teams will travel to Frisco, Texas for the State Tournament. Check the athletic calendar for upcoming home games and come out to cheer on the Patriots!