G.A.T.A. IV Competes in The SA Rohawk's "Alamo City Challenge" Freshmen Division


G.A.T.A. IV begins tournament play against the San Antonio Raptors a well-coached freshmen team. G.A.T.A. IV was not able to find a good offensive rhythm throughout the entire game. The Raptors made matters worst by creating great looks on offense, and dominating the boards on both sides of the court. G.A.T.A. IV falls to the Raptors by 4 (47-51).

G.A.T.A. IV’s second game pitted them against the Hoyas, a freshmen squad from Victoria Texas with size and quickness. G.A.T.A. IV looking for it’s first win handed the Hoyas a decisive loss beating the Hoyas 52-28.

The elimination game had G.A.T.A. IV playing the San Antonio Hawks, a well-coached big team.  With the third game of the day and a late game time start (9:00 pm), G.A.T.A. IV was looking to keep it close and hoped to play for a win in last few minutes of the game. G.A.T.A. IV managed to hold a lead through out the game only to lose the lead with less then two minutes left in regulation. G.A.T.A. IV ties the game with a last second three point shot sending the game into it’s first overtime. Overtime settled nothing forcing a second overtime and a sudden death rule. First to score wins. A shooting foul proved very costly for the SA Hawks; G.A.T.A. IV closes out the Hawks by making one of two free throws.

G.A.T.A. IV heads to the semi-finals to face the San Antonio Apaches (Antonians freshman squad).  This game proved to be a great match-up for G.A.T.A. IV; the Apaches had size, perimeter shooting and were well disciplined.  Well-coached and very organized the apaches’ always kept it close only allowing G.A.T.A. IV to go on one run (12-0). This run proved to be the game changer giving G.A.T.A. IV the win (41-30).

It’s on to the Finals where G.A.T.A. IV would face the tournament host the San Antonio Rohawks - Freshmen squad.  G.A.T.A. IV takes control early and never looks back winning the game 40-26 and claiming the 1st place spot.


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