January 4, 2007

DISD/Coca-Cola tournament showcased top talent

Holiday basketball tournaments were all over Texas in the week between Christmas and New Year's Day, and two tournaments in North Texas lived up to the hype.

The DISD/Coca-Cola Invitational showcased some of the best teams, and players in Texas including the No. 1 teams in 5A, 4A and 3A - Duncanville, South Oak Cliff and Roosevelt, respectively.

The 69th annual DISD tournament took place all around Dallas at Forester Fieldhouse, Sprague Fieldhouse, Loos Fieldhouse and Ellis Davis Fieldhouse.

Texas 5A No. 1 Duncanville took the 32-team field by storm. With seven players that could easily, and most likely will, be playing Division I basketball at the next level no team could keep pace.

At times it seemed like an opponent would make a run on Duncanville, but then you'd check the scoreboard and realize that the lead had actually increased in Duncanville's favor.

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