G.A.T.A. IV Places 2nd in the 2nd Annual Sheriff's Shootout Tournament in Austin, TX, June 22-24, 2007

G.A.T.A. IV wins all three of it's pool play games by an average margin of 55-point and earns the first place seed.

G.A.T.A. IV began tournament play by beating the Texas Heat in a lopsided game that had G.A.T.A. IV scoring 77-points and only allowing 10. The second game also resembled the first with the CC Crusaders only scoring 16 to G.A.T.A. IV’s 82-points. The final pool game pitted G.A.T.A. IV against a familiar San Antonio team - The Roadrunners. Having already played in a tournament earlier this month, G.A.T.A. IV had the head-to-head (1-0) and looking for another good challenge. G.A.T.A. IV posted a strong effort and produced a convincing win (59-27).

G.A.T.A. IV moves on to the semifinals to again produce an easy victory over the CC Crusaders (68-22). Heading into the Championship Game one thing loomed over the G.A.T.A. IV and SA Roadrunner match-up “can one good team beat another good team three times in a row”. This is always a difficult task. G.A.T.A. IV lead wire-to-wire and at one point stretched it to 14 points but loses the lead in the last 2 minutes and drops a hard fought game (46-50).

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