9th Grade Premier Headlines Weekend Tournament

Monday, March 19, 2018 5:11:00 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Upward Stars Nashville had four teams in action this past weekend, with all teams participating in the 2nd Annual Mid State Team Appreciation Tournament. Upward Stars was a combined 8-7 on the weekend, highlighted by a championship title in the 9th grade boy’s platinum division.  

The 9th Grade Premier-Nashville team (boys) coached by Andres Montana was a perfect 5-0 on the weekend. The squad swept the tournament in route to a divisional championship defeating opponents by a 27.4  average margin of victory.  

Coach Reece Chamberlain’s 7th Grade Premier-North (boys) also had an exciting weekend. The squad got off to a slow start, dropping their first two games to the best two teams in the tournament (47-48 to Team BWright; 36-47 to tournament champion, Quinn Anvils-KY), but rallied to win their final two matchups to win the B Bracket

Upward Stars had two teams competing in the 6th grade girl’s division: Upward Stars Select-North and Upward Stars Select-South. The South squad, coached by Dale Heim defeated Tennessee Storm on Saturday afternoon (29-13) for their first victory of the spring season, finishing the tournament 1-2.  

Upward Stars will have six teams in action this weekend, March 23-25, highlighted by the club’s 8th Grade Premier-South team. Coach Terrance Vanlier and his team will be traveling to Gatlinburg for the TN Miracle Spring Classic!