Destroyers Win 3-on-3 Tournament; Qualify For Nationals

FRAMINGHAM – The Destroyers basketball team won the 18U women’s bracket at a USA Basketball National qualifying 3-0n-3 tournament last month at The Rivers School in Weston.

The players are Katie Ellsworth, 15, of Framingham, Hannah Carroll, 16, of Framingham, Tayja Sallie, 14, of Framingham and Gianna Palli, 15, of Wellesley.

Ellsworth is a freshman at Framingham High and Carroll is a sophomore at Framingham High. Palli is a sophomore at Wellesley High School. Sallie, a grade 8 student, attends The Rivers School, where she is a member of the varsity team.

The 2017 USA Basketball National 3-on-3 tournament will be held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado April 7 – 9. USA Basketball covers expenses, except travel, for the four players on the winning team.

The girls have trained with the Destroyers year round player development program for about 5 years.


Photo by Robin Sallie, director of the Destroyers Girls Basketball program

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

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