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Vice City and SE Hoopstars capture back to back SEAAD Title

Southeast Athletic Association of the Deaf held 77th Annual Men’s and 33rd Annual Women’s Region Basketball Tournament in Charlotte, NC on March 7-9, 2024 host by SWAAD Taz and NC Flights.

SEAAD hosted over the weekend with 10 Men teams and 7 Women teams, on Friday Women’s Tournament kicked off with first round games, #5 Lady Honey Bees defeated #3 Lady Buzz City 58-33, #7 Lady Marlins upset #2 Atlanta Shooting Stars by score of 60-53, #6 SWAAD Taz moved to next round by forfeit of #4 Tampa Sol.

On Saturday, second round of Women’s tournament came into Semi-Final games, SEAAD Defending Champion #1 Vice City blew by #5 Lady Honey Bees by score of 49-12, #6 SWAAD Taz ran with victory over #7 Lady Marlins 86-51.

5th place game concluded with #2 Atlanta Shooting Stars capturing win over #3 Lady Buzz City

3rd place game concluded with #7 Lady Marlins over #5 Lady Honey Bees

Women’s Champion Game saw action between #1 Vice City and #6 SWAAD Taz resulting in a Vice City winning back to back champion for SEAAD.

Men’s Tournament kicked off on Friday with first round action, #8 Southern Copperheads “A” defeated #9 NC Flights 59-46, #10 Orlando City Knights defeated #7 Atlanta Hawks 62-53. Second round concluded with #4 Georgia Bulldogs defeated #5 PR Power 90-63, #3 Florida Spartans manhandled #6 Southern Copperheads “B” 79-23, SEAAD Defending champion #1 SE Hoopstars handled #8 Southern Copperheads “A” 98-58, #2 FSAD Bombers handled #10 Orlando City Knights 78-29.

5th Place game concluded with #5 PR Power defeating #9 NC Flights

3rd place game saw action between #4 Georgia Bulldogs winning over #3 Florida Spartans

Men’s Champion game rematch with #1 SE Hoopstars facing #2 FSAD Bombers once again, game started off wire to wire to the end forcing Overtime match concluded with Hoopstars escaping a 81-77 victory earing them back to back SEAAD Champion.

Women’s Results
1 Vice City
3 Lady Marlins
4 Lady Honey Bees
5 Atlanta Shooting Stars

Men’s Results
1 SE Hoopstars
2 FSAD Bombers
3 Georgia Bulldogs
4 Florida Spartans
5 PR Power

Source: SEAAD Facebook Page