2019 Fall Season

News and Notes

Cancelled Practices

    • Wednesday Sept. 11
    • Wednesday Sept. 18
    • Wednesday Oct. 23

Key Dates

  • Fall: May to August
  • Registration Open August 15
  • Registration Deadline September 4
  • Tryouts Friday September 6
  • Practice Begins Week of September 9
  • First Game September 21
  • Tournament Begins November 2
  • Tournament Finals November 16

To Dos

  1. Complete the Registration Form (link)
  2. Pay the Dragons Club Membership Fee for 2019-2020 (link)
  3. Print and sign the Photo Release form unless we already have it on file (link)
  4. After Tryouts conclude, City League players pay league fees beginning at first practice (link)
  5. Read the Parent Letter and then re-read the Parent Expectations section.
  6. Order Gear if needed

Game Schedules

Game times are not considered final until Wednesday night before each Saturday game. The YMCA has typically publishes the first 3 weeks of the schedule. After evaluating each team, they will re-seed some teams and publish the last 3 weeks.

Hardwood Hoops

Schedule Link

  • 10U (172)
  • 11U (161)
  • 12U (141)

YMCA Teams - Tournament

Click the team name below to view their schedule.


YMCA Teams - Regular Season

Click the team name below to view their schedule.


Practice Schedule

Location: Emily Gray Junior High


5:30 - 7:00 3-4 Blue, 7-9 Black

7:00 - 8:30 HH10U, HH11U


5:30 - 7:00 3-4 Blue, HH10U, HH11U

7:00 - 8:30 5-6 Orange, 5-6 Red, HH12U


5:30 - 7:00 5-6 Orange, 5-6 Red, HH12U

7:00 - 8:30 7-9 Black


10U Hardwood Hoops

Blake Dorsey

Connor Mooney

Gaines Gooch

Graham Levine

Greg Nicholson

Kuel Kuel

Sean Mergenthaler

Coaches: Rick Mergenthaler and Zach Mooney

11U Hardwood Hoops

Arianna Lanser-Nickles

Gordon Koessler

Landon Corso

Matthew Capaldi

Max Malley

Max Varela

Jacob Orr

Greg Nicholson

Coaches: Rick Mergenthaler and Zach Mooney

12U Hardwood Hoops

Ben Head

Conner Lindsey

Dylan Lynch

Gabriel Bernal

Gage Roberts

Grayson The

Matthew Hambacher

Tyson Dobbins

Coaches: Justin Dobbins and Chris Hambacher

3-4 Blue

Easton Altherr

Payson Hatch

Trey Keenen

Christian Leal Alvarez

Emerson Mireles

Colton Lutz

Ryan Sanders

Tommy Victory

Tristan Thompson

Tatenda Reer

Coaches: Chris Baker and Gerhard Hilkemeyer

5-6 Orange

Ben Head

Conner Lindsey

Dylan Lynch

Gabriel Bernal

Gage Roberts

Garrett Griffin

Grayson The

Jacob Smith

Matthew Hambacher

Tyson Dobbins

Remy Bourque

Coaches: Justin Dobbins and Chris Hambacher

5-6 Red

Calvin Driskill

Dimitry Vereshchatsky-Smith

Kody Jensen

Sean Sanders

Kalysta Bolds

Jace Alexander

Diego Saldivar

Javier Estrada

Mason Albright

William Ruiz

Gabe Munger

Ross Sorensen

Lyla Dorsey

Coaches: Travis Sorensen and Ron Dorsey

7-9 Black

Ike Johnson

Bryce Drummond

Carter Reynolds

Jacob Meindl

Robbey Skaggs

William Mansour

Braeden Taylor

Nikolaus Lima

Aurick Lutz

Gianna Miller

Anthony Farruggia

Coaches: TBA and Rich Meindl


  • Club membership is $18 and covers 9/1/19 to 8/31/20. This fee must be paid before you can tryout.
  • $260 Fees (updated 9/4/19) cover YMCA league fees, gym rental, equipment etc. They do not include any gear or uniforms. Note that fees have gone up due to the annual increase in gym rental fee from the Tanque Verde District.
  • Hardwood Hoops Fees are TBD, will be updated shortly.
  • Note that some teams participating in other leagues or tournaments will have seperate charges. Check wit your coach or email us info@TucsonDragons.com with questions.
  • Use the Payment tab to pay with credit card or bring checks made out to Dragons Basketball. Send an email to info@TucsonDragons.com with any questions or for more information.

Tryout Info

  • Tryouts will be held at Emily Gray Junior High, schedule below
  • Please do not bring basketballs, we have plenty of equipment.
  • Wear a reversible jersey if you have one or bring both a dark and white shirt. This helps us setup scrimmages and to identify teams.
  • We hope to avoid 'cuts' and will use tryouts for team placement. If we have too many kids register, we will let everyone affected know before tryouts.

Friday Sept. 6 Tryouts

    • 3-4 Grade 5:30 to 6:30
    • 5-6 Grade 6:30 to 7:30
    • 7-9 Grade 7:30 to 8:30