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2nd Annual Ballislife Junior All-American at Open Gym Premier Recap

Ballislife Junior  All-American Camp July 31- August 2, 2015

Ballislife Junior All-American Camp August 2-3, 2014

The 2nd Annual Ballislife Junior All-American Camp at Open Gym Premier was another huge success.  330+ of the most talented middle school players from across Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Utah, Texas, Washington, Wyoming as well Dubai trained and competed in one of biggest elite youth basketball camps in Southern California history.  The goal for each player was to not only get better by competing against the nation’s top talent in their respective age group, but to also get recognized by the many media outlets in attendance:

– Ballislife: http://ballislife.com / Twitter @ballislife

– Dave Keefer of California Preps: https://californiapreps.rivals.com  / Twitter @DaveKeefer

– Indihoops: http://www.indihoops.com / Twitter @IndiHoops

– Ty Kish of Middle School Hoops: http://middleschoolhoops.com / Twitter @MSHoopsDotCom

– Ronnie Flores of Cal-Hi Sports : http://www.calhisports.com / Twitter @RonMFlores

– Mid Major Hoops Report: http://midmajorhoopsreport.com / Twitter @MMHoopsReport

– Aaron Burgin  of Full Time Hoops / Twitter @FullTimeHooops1

#BILAACAMP 

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The 2 day camp schedule included a 3 hour training session and 2 games per day.  The attending players were separated into teams for Grades 2-3, Grades 4-5, Grade 6, Grade 7 and Grade 8.  During the morning, each team participated in 12  different 15 minute training sessions with 1 of the 16 rotating coaches/trainers.   During the afternoons, the players completed in games with the final games being split into the Ballislife All-American Game, WCE25 Game, and Open Gym Premier Games for each grade level.

 

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2014 Ballislife All-American Camp Player Profiles/Evaluations

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Ballislife All-American Camp 2014 Profiles are available at http://opengympremier.com/camps/bilaa-2014-profiles

 

 WCE25 CAMP RECOGNITION AWARDS

 

2018 WCE25 Recognition Awards

2018 Top 6: Jamal Hartwell (Los Angeles, CA), Desean Allen-Eivens (Willinston, ND), Riley Battin (Westlake Village, CA), Amari Hudson (Tempe, AZ), Jordan Guest (Lake Forest, CA), Pierre Crockrell (Seattle, WA)

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2018 Ballislife  Jr. All-Americans

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Camp MVP: Amari Hudson (AZ Stars/ Tempe, AZ)

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WCE25 Most Talented Big Man: Riley Battin (Earl Watson Elite / Westlake Village, CA)

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WCE25 Most Talented Guards: Pierre Crockrell (Dream Vision / Seattle, WA), Elijah McCullough (Earl Watson Elite/  Chino Hills, CA), & Jamal Hartwell (Earl Watson Elite / Inglewood, CA)

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WCE25 Biggest Surprise: Desean Allen-Eivens (WACG ND Phenoms 17s / Williston, ND)

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WCE25 “Always Compete” Award: Nathan Middleton (Top Gun, San Diego, CA)

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 2019 WCE25 Recognition Awards

2019 Top 6: Jared Lucas (Hacienda Heights, CA), Ernest Jackson (Inglewood, CA), Jonathan Daniels (Lancaster, CA), Jaelen House (Paradise Valley, AZ), Jaden McClanahan (Vallejo, CA), Jacob Ray (Los Angeles, CA)

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2019 Ballislife  Jr. All-Americans

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Camp MVP: Jaelen House (I10 Celtics/ Paradise Valley, AZ)

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WCE25 Most Talented Big Man: Ethan Spry (AZ Vipers / Phoenix, AZ)

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WCE25 Most Talented Guards: Javon Blacksher (I10 Celtics / Oakland CA), Ernest Jackson (City Stars / Inglewood, CA), Kenny Foster (Billups Elite / Aurora, CO)

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WCE25 Biggest Surprise: Jarod Lucas (OC Vision/ Hacienda Heights, CA) & Andre Zepada (Colorado W.A.R / Greely, CO)

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WCE25 “Always Compete” Award: Marques White (AZ Legacy/ Phoenix, AZ)

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2020 WCE25 Recognition Awards

2020 Top 6: Paris Dawson (Los Angeles, CA), Tyrone Washington (Willinston, ND), Robby Beasley (Westlake Village, CA), Myles Phillips (Seattle, WA), Kori McCoy (Oakland, CA), Keith Dinwiddie (Los Angeles, CA)

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2020 Ballislife  Jr. All-Americans

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Camp MVP: Robby Beasley (Bay Area Orangemen/ Dublin, CA)

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WCE25 Most Talented Big Man: Fred Burton (Oakland Soldiers / Los Angeles, CA)

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WCE25 Most Talented Guard: Paris Dawson (West Coast All-Stars/ Los Angeles, CA)

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WCE25 Biggest Surprise: Kori McCoy (Oakland Rebels / Oakland, CA)

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WCE25 “Always Compete” Award: Tyrone Washington (West Coast All Stars/ Phoenix, AZ)

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WCE25 5th Grade Recognition Awards

 

5th Grade Top 6: Nolan Hickman (Seattle, WA), Paolo Banchero (Willinston, ND), Kobe Schriver (Westlake Village, CA),  (Tempe, AZ), Jack Courneya (Lake Forest, CA), Keshawn Douglas (Seattle, WA)

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5th Grade Ballislife  Jr. All-Americans

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Camp MVP: Dylan Andrews (Game Time Elite/ Gardena, CA)

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WCE25 Most Talented Wing: Jack Courneya (Utah Basketball Club / Salt Lake City, UT)

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WCE25 Most Talented Guard: Nolan Hickman (Seattle Rotary / Seattle, WA)

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WCE25 Biggest Surprise: Paolo Banchero (Seattle Rotary / Seattle, WA)

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WCE25 “Always Compete” Award: Leon Neal (Seattle Stars / Lynwood, WA)

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4th Grade WCE25 Recognition Awards 

4th Grade Top 6: Nicholas Hanna (Playa Del Rey, CA), Jurian Dixon (San Diego, CA), Kai Davis (Santa Clarita, CA), Christian Moore (Los Angeles, CA), Ramel Lloyd Jr. (Lakewood, CA), Pejan Slater (Seattle, WA)

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4th Grade Ballislife  Jr. All-Americans

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Camp MVP: Christian Moore  (Dominators / Los Angeles, CA)

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WCE25 Most Talented Wing/Guard: Ramel Lloyd Jr. (Frogg/I10 Celtics / Lakewood, CA)

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WCE25 Biggest Surprise: Jurian Dixon (SD Sabers Elite / San Diego, CA)

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WCE25 “Always Compete” Award: Nicholas Hanna (SkyRise/ Playa Del Rey, CA)

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 3rd Grade WCE25 Recognition Awards

3rd Grade Top 6: Cameron Mercadel (Orange County, CA), Ryan Beasley (Berkeley, CA), Tre McDonald (Camarillo, CA), Colojeno Britt (Chatsworth, CA), Cooper Bladlow (Yorba Linda, CA), Sydney Summers (Los Angeles, CA)

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3rd Grade Ballislife  Jr. All-Americans

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Camp MVP: Colojeno Britt (Dune Citi / Chatsworth, CA)

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WCE25 Most Talented Wing: Jalen Newhouse (Oakland Pal/ Sacramento, CA)

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WCE25 Most Talented Guard:  Ryan Beasley (Bay Area Orangemen / Berkeley, CA) & Chas Lewless (Seattle Stars/ Seattle, WA)

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WCE25 Biggest Surprise: Aston Trejo (City Stars / Monrovia, CA)

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WCE25 “Always Compete” Award: Tre McDonald (CBC / Camarillo, CA)

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2nd Grade WCE25 Recognition Awards 

2nd Grade Top 6: Renard Poydras (Sacramento, CA), JJ Sanchez (San Diego, CA), Jared Lloyd (Long Beach, CA), Noel Davis (Seattle, WA), Adrian Huang (Pasadena, CA), Robert Reyes (Seattle, WA)

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2nd Grade Ballislife  Jr. All-Americans

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Camp MVP: Jared Lloyd (CAC/ Long Beach, CA)

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WCE25 Most Talented Wing: Ty Virgil (Yellow Jackets / Sacramento, CA)

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WCE25 Most Talented Guards: Noel Davis (Seattle Rotary / Seattle, WA), Kainoa Marasco (Yellow Jackets / Sacramento, CA), Brandon Gibson Jr (Elk Grove Capitols / Sacramento, CA)

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WCE25 Biggest Surprise: Robert Reyes (SGV / Los Angeles, CA)

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WCE25 “Always Compete” Award: Jaret Sanchez (SD Southbay Show / San Diego, CA)

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 2014 Ballisllife Junior All-American Camp at Open Gym Premier Dunk Contest

 

Congrats to 2018 Riley Battin on winning this year’s dunk contest.  Riley was awarded the Nike Elite WCE25 Socks.

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Social Media 

We would like to thank everyone who shared their pictures and stories on social media using the hashtag #BILAACAMP .  We captured plenty of pictures and stories that we shared on our social media pages.

Follow us on Twitter & Instagram: @WCE25

Follow Open Gym Premier on Twitter & Instagram: @OpenGymPremier

Follow Ballislife on Twitter & Instagram: @Ballislife

 

#BILAACAMP 

 

 

 

 

 Thank You!

We want to thank everyone for making this another special weekend of basketball and welcome everyone to attend our 2015 camp that will take place over 3 days: Friday, July 31 – Sunday, August, 2, 2015.

 

2015 Camp Dates: Friday, July 31 – Sunday, August 2, 2015 

Use #BILAACAMP and Tag @WCE25 if you earned the Invite

 

 

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