Ranked #1 in the nation academically
The Marietta Kings finished 2007 with an equally impressive record. Our 11U team finished in the Top 10 in the YBOA Georgia State rankings and participated in the YBOA National tournament in Orlando, FL in July. The 11U team finished among the top teams in the nation. More importantly, the team received the Academic Team Achievement Award making them the #1 team in the nation academically with a average team GPA above 3.6. In addition, Andrew Jimenez received the Individual Academic Achievement Award making him the #1 11U player in the U. S. academically with a 4.0 GPA and numerous service and community service awards. We are extremely proud of the 11U team as they exemplify core qualities that are embodied in the Marietta Kings mission.
The Marietta Kings 2007 13U team finished in the Top 12 in the YBOA Georgia State Rankings and also received a bid to YBOA Nationals in Orlando. The 13U team competed extremely well against some very difficult competitors from across the nation. In the end, the 13U team was also ranked among the top team in the nation. Academically, Johnny Yoder was received the Individual Academic Achievement Award and was named one of the top players in the nation with a 3.9 GPA.