Passing Down Elite 7on7 NorCal Blog
MVP Lester Williams
MVP Lester Williams

Posted Mar 17, 2013


LIVERMORE, CA -- Live blog of all the action from Passing Down Elite 7-on-7 Challenge NorCal Tournament...


10:00 - Pool Play Matchups

Field 1

Team Pro Sport
Team EBAL Elite
Team SacAttack
Team Thunder
Team Those Guys

10:00 – Pro Sport vs. EBAL Elite
10:30 – Sac Attack vs. Thunder
11:00 – Those Guys vs. Pro Sport
11:30 – EBAL Elite vs. Sac Attack
12:00 – Thunder vs. Those Guys
12:30 – Pro Sport vs. Sac Attack
13:00 – EBAL Elite vs. Thunder


Field 2

Team Shift
Team ASAP
Team Diverse Sports
Team Kenion Training


10:00 – Shift vs. ASAP
10:30 – Diverse Sports vs. Kenion Training
11:00 – Kenion Training vs. Shift
11:30 – ASAP vs. Diverse Sports
12:00 – Kenion Training vs. ASAP
12:30 – Shift vs. Diverse Sports
13:00 – Those Guys vs. Pro Sport/Sac Attack 12:30 game loser*

*-4th game doesn’t count towards playoff seeding

10:30 - EBAL Elite defeats Pro Sport, 28-21. 2015 QB Kyle Kearns leads EBAL Elite. Pro Sport's QB is Scout 300 Vanderbilt commit K.J. Carta-Samuels.

In other pool play matchup, ASAP defeated Shift, 12-6.

11:00 - Team Sac Attack with freshman quarterback Hunter Rodrigues beats Team Thunder. On the other side of the pool play bracket, Diverse Sports and Kenion Training tied 20-20 in regulation. Diverse won the tiebreak in OT to pull out the 21-20 win.

11:36 - Manny Wilkins 40-yard touchdown pass with under a minute to play got Those Guys within two points of Pro Sport. But the two-point PAT was no good and defending Passing Down Best of the West Champs Pro Sport won 22-20.

Team Shift bounced back from their loss to double up Kenion Training, 26-13. Kenion Training now sits at 0-2.

12:05 - Kearns continues to impress as EBAL Elite defeats upstart Sac Attack. Team Sac Attack has impressed despite being led by frosh Rodrigues. The 26-20 win puts EBAL Elite in the driver seat for the top seed in the playoffs.

Team ASAP is also fighting for that top spot with a 22-15 win over Diverse Sports.

Both EBAL Elite and ASAP remain unbeaten at 2-0.

12:38 - Team ASAP drops first game 18-7 to Kenion Training. ASAP falls to 2-1 and Kenion Training improves to 1-2.

Wilkins gets first win with Those Guys. The 18-6 victory over Team Thunder gets them to 1-1 on the day. Thunder falls to 0-2 and will play their last game against red hot EBAL Elite.

1:10 - Team Pro Sport defeats Team Sac Attack, 34-12, to improve to 2-1. QB JaJuan Lawson and RB Joe Mixon lead Team Shift over Diverse Sports, 15-14, in overtime. Shift improves to 2-1 and Diverse Sports falls to 1-2.

1:20 - Team EBAL Elite and Team Thunder players/coaches get into altercation. Both teams have to forfeit game and take the loss. Players and coaches involved have been ejected from the tournament.

1:40 - Team Sac Attack gets huge win over Those Guys to move to a 2-2 record. Sac Attack's worst loss is removed from their record, per tournament rules for playing fourth pool play game.

1:46 - Seeds are announced.

1. Team Pro Sport
2. Team EBAL Elite
3. Team Sac Attack
4. Team Shift
5. Team ASAP
6. Team Kenion Training
7. Team Diverse Sports
8. Team Those Guys
9. Team Thunder

Playoffs begin at 2:15 with Team Those Guys versus Team Thunder.

2:42 - Team Those Guys beats Thunder to advance to face top seed Pro Sport.



Manny Wilkins


3:20 - Team Diverse Sports upsets No. 2 seed EBAL Elite, nonetheless, Kyle Kearns turned in a all-tourney worthy performance.



Kyle Kearns


Team Pro Sport ushered out Wilkins and Those Guys. Again, Wilkins turned in a all-tourney worthy performance as well.



K.J. Carta-Samuels


3:51 - Team ASAP knocks off Shift on 40-yard touchdown pass in overtime. Despite having a loaded roster, Shift exits in the quarterfinals.

Watch Joe Mixon of Team Shift talk about his list of 16 schools.

Team Sac Attack creeps into semifinals with win over Kenion Training. The unheralded group will face No. 7 seed Diverse Sports with the winner headed to the championship.

4:23 - Pro Sport and Diverse Sports advance to the 30-minute championship game, played on a 70-yard field. Winners of last year's NorCal Regional and 2012 Best of the West Championship, Pro Sport has looked unstoppable during the playoffs.

5:10 - Team Diverse Sports wins the 2013 Passing Down Elite 7-on-7 Challenge NorCal Regional with a 28-20 win over Pro Sport.

2015 Stockton (Calif.) Staff WR/DB Lester Williams is named MVP.


Team Diverse Sports

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