Two Buffalo teams reached the semifinals of an AAU basketball tournament over the weekend in Providence, R.I. The Alley Way beat Atlantic City PAL, 58-48, and downed Long Island, 69-54, before losing to Connecticut Select, 90-75. Julius Page (Turner-Carroll), who scored a total of 63 points in the three games, was named to the All-Tournament team.
The G.C. Ballers, a 16-and-under team, also won two games on the weekend. The squad topped Jersey City West, 72-60, and St. Mary's of Rhode Island, 74-43, before losing, 59-56, to the Rhode Island Basketball Club. Corey Herring of the Buffalo squad was an all-tournament selection.