Championship Sunday was off and swinging from the first inning with some high-powered performances by standout prospects like Wyatt Lohaus, Jevon Carter and Antonio Williams. Through the rest of the day, several other prospects like Levi Bradley, Joseph Binyoti, Diamond Stone and others made statements of clutch play for their squads, while other prospects displayed talent that was worthy of notice. Here’s some of the top performances from throughout the final day of play at the 2013 NY2LA Sports Invitational below...

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TOP PERFORMERS
TREVOR ANDERSON - PG - 2016 - WI ACADEMY-HAUSER
6-1 - STEVENS POINT H.S. - STEVENS POINT, WI

No stranger to this list, Anderson once again had an awesome Championship day. The young guard has a great and instinctive flow to his game, knowing how to use his body and IQ to help put points on the board with his team. He facilitates well, but scores the ball exceptionally, knocking down shots from anywhere on the floor despite a banged up finger on his shooting hand. Anderson once again captained WI Academy to a third straight NY2LA Sports title.

LEVI BRADLEY - F - 2015 - TP-ELITE
6-7 - MILWAUKEE PIUS XI H.S. - MILWAUKEE, WI

Bradley was spectacular in the semi-final round against WI Swing. Bradley took contact inside and finished shots while getting to the free throw line, used some slick moves around the mid-post area to get to the hoop for finishes and dropped in some nice jump shots. Bradley also showed his force with a nice two-handed slam in the second half. Bradley finished with 21 points and led his team to a bit of an upset victory to advance to the championship after he dropped in the game winner with about 5 seconds remaining. He also scored 18 points earlier in the day against the Madison Spartans in a close contest.

TYWON BRESSLER - G - 2015 - YOUNG LEGENDS
6-1 - DOMINICAN H.S. - MILWAUKEE, WI

The young guard performed great in the championship 16U championship game Sunday, scoring from different areas of the court and knocking down jump shots or going to the rim for a couple “and-1” plays getting to the line. As the opponent sank down on Diamond Stone, Bressler consistently made them pay to the price of 15 points by attacking and scoring, helping lead his team to the 16U title crown.

JEVON CARTER - PG - 2014 - TEAM NLP
6-2 - PROVISO EAST H.S. - MAYWOOD, IL

Jevon Carter played outstanding for NLP, helping his team come from way behind early against the Barnstormers and giving them a chance down the stretch. Carter scored some points getting to the hoop, but did most of his work from deep, scorching the nets with hands in his face anywhere from 18-26 feet, including 5 trey’s. Carter finished with 27 points in the loss, but once again proved why he is considered a top player in the area.

CONNOR CASHAW - G - 2015 - TEAM NLP
6-4 - STEVENSON H.S. - LINCOLNSHIRE, IL

Cashaw had another strong showing Sunday, knocking down jump shots throughout the contest. He got the basket a few times for scores but also displayed an ability to stroke the ball from the perimeter. Cashaw dropped in another 21 points.

WYATT LOHAUS - PG - 2014 - IOWA BARNSTORMERS
6-2 - IOWA CITY WEST H.S. - NORTH LIBERTY, IA

The UNI commit was incredible all day long, willing his team to a tough victory to start the day with 29 points, scoring relentlessly to help his team advance in the semi-final mid-day and then scoring 10 first half points to set the tone in the championship, and adding several more in the second half as Barnstormers ran away with the title. Lohaus can score from all over but really excelled pulling up from about 16-18 feet, and used his body well going to the rack for some scores also.

CODY SCHWARTZ - PF - 2015 - WI BLIZZARD-PRONSCHINSKE
6-8 - WEST DEPERE H.S. - DEPERE, WI

Schwartz had a great game against a stout IL Rising Stars team. Schwartz got himself to the free throw line several times, blocking shots defensively and controlling the glass. The sophomore standout scored at the basket and away from it to the tune of 18 points.

ANTONIO WILLIAMS - SG - 2016 - YOUNG & RECKLESS
5-11 - FARRAGUT CAREER ACADEMY - CHICAGO, IL

Williams put together a scintillating few games to close out the Invitational, scoring well in both the semi-final and final, but really having one of the better performances of anyone in the tournament early in the day Sunday. By way of strong and quick moves up the court, some good shooting from mid-range and a three-ball, Williams dropped in 31 points en route to leading his team to a late victory to advance.

MAHIR WILLIAMS - PG - 2017 - YOUNG & RECKLESS
5-10 - MASON GRAMMAR SCHOOL - CHICAGO, IL

Playing up with the 15U squad, Williams had a very strong and poignant outing versus WI Academy in the championship. Despite the loss, Williams showed where his game is headed, knocking down shots from the outside as well as driving at will to the hoop and finishing challenged shots. Williams also used his speed to get out in transition and scored on the break several times. He finished the day off with 23 points for YR.

STAR WATCH
DIAMOND STONE - F/C - 2015 - YOUNG LEGENDS
6-10 - DOMINICAN H.S. - MILWAUKEE, WI

One of the nation’s top prospects and dominant interior-force, Stone drew double and triple teams against DTA which opened his teammates up for perimeter shots and driving lanes. Meanwhile, the star post blocked shots and grabbed everything that came off the rim defensively. Come second half, Stone decoyed long enough and decided in to make a statement down the stretch, burying two deep three-pointers pure which opened a considerable lead for Young Legends and basically cemented the championship victory. Stone had 13 points, he dominated the glass, and he delivered a strong and powerful floor effort in helping lead his team to the championship.  

STOCK BOOSTERS
JOE BINYOTI - PG - 2015 - YOUNG LEGENDS
6-2 - HOMESTEAD H.S. - MILWAUKEE, WI

Binyoti also played really strong in the championship round when DTA was focusing on stopping the big man. The tough young guard also drove the ball well to the lane and used his strong frame to get through contact for the lay-ins. Binyoti was also tough on defense, doing just enough to slow down the quick DTA attack style and help Young Legends to the title. Binyoti scored 12 points in the contest.

JEROME DAVIS - F - 2014 - TEAM NLP
6-7 - WAUKEGAN H.S. - WAUKEGAN, WI

Davis had a really solid first half against the Barnstormers Sunday, scoring 11 points going to the hoop under control and finishing at the rim. He rebounded the ball well throughout the game and helped disrupt the Barnstormers attack at times with his athleticism inside. He slowed down a bit in the second half, but mostly because Carter caught fire for his squad. Davis scored 13 points in the game.

KAJ DAYS - PF - 2016 - PLAYGROUND ELITE
6-7 - RACINE PARK H.S. - RACINE, WI

The long and talented interior prospect was impressive in flashes on Sunday, he has solid athleticism, a nice feel for the game, and can finish around the basket while also dominating the glass.  One of the top freshman in the state of Wisconsin, Days has the look and feel of a solid prospect every time he hits the floor. 

DEANG DEANG - SG - 2016 - PLAYGROUND ELITE
6-2 - MADISON EAST H.S. - MADISON, WI

Deang played really fast and under control in the quarterfinal loss to the eventual runner-up. Deang got out on the break in the second half, putting the pressure on the YR as he ran out and finished lay-ups, avoiding blocks with his speed and long arms, going straight for the finish. The young off-guard from Madison also has a pretty consistent mid-range pull up and he finished the game with 12 points.

KORY KUENSTLING - F/C - 2014 - IOWA BARNSTORMERS
6-10 - DUNKERTON H.S. - DUNKERTON, IA

Kuenstling broke out a bit in the first game Sunday, playing tremendous in the first half against NLP, imposing his will inside. The 6-9 forward grabbed some offensive rebounds and finished in traffic, and added a couple points on a nice looking mid-range shot. He finished with 14 points for the game.

JORDAN SHEA - SG - 2014 - MADISON SPARTANS
6-3 - LODI H.S. - LODI, WI

Shea played strong and under control in the Spartans’ loss to TP early Sunday. The combo guard was aggressive, using shot fakes and jabs to create space as he penetrated the lane several times and either finishing shots over outstretched arms of shot blockers or getting himself to the free throw stripe. Shea finished with 11 points which helped keep his team in contention until the closing minutes.

JAKE SHOWALTER - SG - 2014 - WI SWING
6-3 - GERMANTOWN H.S. - GERMANTOWN, WI

Showalter, looking noticeably stronger and supremely focused Sunday had a great final day of the tournament. The champion guard played steady in wins to advance to the semis, but really played great against TP-Elite in the round of four, being active defensively for stops and steals that he turned into transition points, made a crazy one-handed catch and lay-in followed by three clutch three-point baskets throughout the second half that helped build a lead for Swing. Showalter scored 13 points in the loss.

NEWS AND NOTES
Kaj Days is collecting interest from Marquette, Northwestern, Wisconsin, Creighton, UIC, UW-Milwaukee, and Penn State