The 7th grade boys team participated in the State Grade Basketball Tournament on March 13th and 14th in Maple Grove and brought home the consolation championship hardware. Game 1 saw the Lakers face the eventual tournament champion team from Stewartville. The Lakers jumped out to an early lead and battled through an extremely physical, close contest. Stewartville was able to score in the final seconds to give the Lakers a heartbreaking 1 point loss.
The Lakers second round opponent was Park Center and the Lakers were able to cruise to a decisive 16 point victory to end day one of the tournament on a positive note.
Day 2 action was win or go home with the Lakers taking on Wayzata. The Lakers managed their way through some cold shooting in their morning action and finished with a 5 point victory to place them solidly into the consolidation championship game. That game saw the Lakers face Anoka. After a close 1st half the Lakers were able to secure a 14 point win behind clutch free throw shooting in the closing minutes. The Lakers finished their season with an overall record of 13-4 and look forward to next season!
Congratulations on a great season, boys!
The 7th Grade Boys team has started out the season with back to back undefeated tournaments. On Sunday, January 31st the team traveled to Forest Lake for the Spring Lake Park Tournament, and brought home hard fought victories against Eastview and Blaine. They followed it up with a tournament victory in Delano on Saturday, February 6th by cruising to wins against Delano and Foley. The boys keep grinding and improving every time out! Congratulations!
Congratulations to the 7th Grade Boys Gold Team for their 3rd Place finish in the YME Hoops Club tournament on March 8th! A great way to cap off the season in Granite Falls!
The 7th grade girls finished with second place in Buffalo on March 1st. They went 2-1 on the day! Congratulations, girls! Keep up the hard work!