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Flint Monarchs win the United Cup Invitational, defeats GIE Immortals 80 – 75

Flint Monarchs United Cup Championship Staff Picture

Asia Boyd Participant of the Recreation

Ameryst Alston named MVP of United Cup, holds trophy with Coach Drey Wynn and Coach Tedaro France II

Macaela Kelly dribbles up the court docket

Asia Boyd shoots 3 level shot over a GIE Immortals defender

Monarchs repeat as Champions of the United Cup Invitational

The Flint Monarchs have secured its second worldwide championship and can carry this momentum into the GWBA.”

— Drey Wynn

SANTIAGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, July 16, 2023/ — The Flint Monarchs racked up there fourth consecutive win with an 80 – 75 victory over the GIE Immortals and repeated as champions of the FIBA United Cup Invitational in Santiago, Dominican Republic.

“This championship doesn’t deliver me pleasure not like final 12 months, solely a felling of somberness for a couple of cause, I’m relieved this brings to shut our worldwide competitors and I can now shift deal with closing out the common season in the International Ladies’s Basketball Affiliation (GWBA),” stated Drey Wynn, Head Coach and Basic Supervisor.

Former College of Southern California standout Aliyah Mazyck had a staff excessive 13 factors, Khaalia Hillsman and Asia Boyd each scored 12 factors, and Ameryst Alston chipped in 10 factors.

“This staff pulled collectively in the midst of adversity and was capable of repeat as Champions of the United Cup, that pushes me to be extra diligent in solidifying worldwide competitors for subsequent season,” stated Wynn.

Jennifer Pena scored 26 factors to steer the Immortals.

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Participant of the Recreation: Asia Boyd was named Participant of the Recreation for Spherical 4 resulting from her excellent play and for serving to the Monarchs safe its fourth victory.

“I’m glad for Asia, she completed the event sturdy and helped us repeat as champions,” stated Wynn.

United Cup Invitational staff notes: The Flint Monarchs completed with a (4-0) file and the Immortals completed with a (2-2) file. Khaalia Hillsman led the United Cup Invitational in rebounds at 9.5 per sport.

United Cup Invitational MVP: Flint Monarchs participant Ameryst Alston was chosen MVP of the United Cup Invitational after averaging 16.0 factors per sport.

United Cup Invitational All-Match staff: Flint Monarchs gamers Khaalia Hillsman and Ameryst Alston landed on the high 5 All-Match staff.

United Cup Invitational All-Defensive staff: Flint Monarchs gamers Khaalia Hillsman, Brandie (Baker) Cunningham and Asia Boyd landed on the high 5 All-Defensive staff.

“I thank Mr. Jermaine Barnes and the United Cup for having the Flint Monarchs attend for a second 12 months, I’m assured the United Cup Ladies’s division will develop and develop their blueprint for 2024,” stated Wynn.

Subsequent week Flint returns to the United States and can end out the common season in the GWBA. The Monarchs have a triple header on the street, beginning on Friday July 21 at the Kansas Metropolis Crossover in Kansas Metropolis, MO, Saturday and Sunday at the St. Louis Surge in St. Louis, MO.


The Flint Monarchs are a global ladies’s skilled basketball staff that was based January 14, 2011, in Flint, MI and one in every of 4 authentic franchises in the International Ladies’s Basketball Affiliation (GWBA). The GWBA is a ladies’s skilled basketball league headquartered in Chicago, IL. The Monarchs have gained six nationwide championships: two in the Ladies’s American Basketball Affiliation (WABA) (2014 & 2015) and 4 in the GWBA (2016, 2017, 2018, & 2022). The Monarchs additionally gained its first worldwide championship at the FIBA United Cup event in Santiago, Dominican Republic (2022). The Flint Monarchs are devoted to making sure every house sport has a championship degree leisure expertise whereas showcasing the finest feminine athletes from round the nation on the court docket.

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