STARZZ hoopsters see action on Saturday

Special to the Leader-Press


Five Central Texas STARZZ basketball teams took to the basketball courts in two cities last Saturday.  

The junior varsity girls’ team, consisting of one junior, one sophomore, and eight freshmen took silver at the 15th Austin Lady Magic Invitational held in Cedar Park and Georgetown.  

The JV girls went 2-1 in their first tournament of the year. At Gatesville, the STARZZ 8th grade boys went 3-0 to win their division with a decisive 42-point win over the Robinson Rockets in the championship game.  

The STARZZ 7th grade girls and 4th grade boys took silver medals in their respective divisions.  The 8th grade girls team came out on top of Gatesville in an exciting double overtime win in their first game.  They finished third in their division.  All nine STARZZ teams will be in action on April 8-9 at the Extreme 212 tournament in the Austin area.  

On April 29 and 30, you will be able to see all the STARZZ teams representing Copperas Cove in action as they host their annual Central Texas STARZZ Shootout tournament in Copperas Cove.  Last year’s tournament drew 63 teams from across Texas to Copperas Cove.  

The Central Texas STARZZ is a 501.c.3 youth organization affiliated with the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU). For more information, visit the STARZZ website at or email us at

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