Team Po Po finish 2nd in 2012 Rage on the River

After a month long break from competition, Team Po Po hit the hardwood for the 2012 Rage on the River in Memphis finishing second place with a 3-2 record. The long break showed as the team looked slow and sluggish in a lost to an extremely talented and aggressive Arkansas Mavericks squad.

The team came back strong winning the second, third and fourth games against the Memphis Bobcats, DFW Elite and Tennessee Glory. Post, Rachelle Parks, had a monster game against DFW scoring 17 points off jump shots at the block, rebound stick backs and converting at the free throw line. Shooting guard, Brenda Fields, demonstrated her shooting abilities off the dribble in the game against Tennessee Glory while leading the team with 10 points.

Team Po Po won their way into their first championship game of the season against previous tournament opponent Arkansas Mavericks. Team Po Po came out ready this time with aggressive defensive which limited the Mavericks. Deja Faulkner and Jasmine Suggs were also too much for the Mavericks on the offensive end. Faulkner worked out on the block scoring 6 of her 10 points in the first half. Suggs also demonstrated her overall scoring abilities from the 3 point line and off penetrating during the first half with 9 of her 14 points. Unfortunately, the experienced Arkansas Mavericks wore down a tired Team Po Po in the second half.