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Team Gerald Elite wins national travel ball tournament

Team Gerald Elite wins national travel ball tournament

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MULLINS, S.C. – Marion County youth basketball players remained sharp over the summer winning a national tournament last week.

Team Gerald Elite coach Marcus Graves and the 11-year old team won the National Travel Ball Association nationals at the Myrtle Beach Sports Center.

“I got kids from Mullins, Marion and Lake View,” Graves said. “Thanks to the parents and friends that made the trip and everyone that kept us in their prayers during this time for us to have a successful trip and come back home safe.

Graves along with assistant coach Ken Ford guided the team to the 2020 national championship through bracket play outlasting several teams.

Team Gerald Elite Roster:

De’Karai Worley

Joshaun Grant

Terrence Alford

Kendrick Ford Jr

Keith Bridgett

Ty’quavious Crawford

De’Mari Nichols

Peyton Foxworth

D’Rontae McClam

Trae’vion Thompson

Born in Atlantic City; raised in Mullins. Graduated from SC State University, home of the mighty Bulldogs. Editor of the Marion Star & Mullins Enterprise. Loves spending free time with his daughter. Huge sports fan.

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