In Ft. Wayne on April 21 & 22, the 8th grade team won first place and the 6th & 7th grade teams finished in 2nd place.
In Noblesville on May 5 & 6, the 6th grade team won first place and the 7th & 8th grade teams finished in 2nd place.
Teams from all over the state competed and all 3 teams ended the two tournaments with a combined record of 29 wins and only 5 losses! Each tournament consisted of 3 Pool Play games on Saturday and a single elimination tournament on Sunday. Schools that competed include: Carmel, Fishers, Hamilton SE, Pike, Noblesville, Zionsville, Ft. Wayne Carroll, Shelbyville, Westfield, Columbia City, Munster to name a few. The competition was fierce and Valparaiso proved they can compete at the highest level.
The 8th grade team is made up of: Evan Walls, Conner Tenhove, Jack Healy, John Gast, Bryce Crook, Logan Meeter, Casey Villagrin & DaCota Overland
The 7th grade team is made up of: Connor Wolf, Patrick Kelly, Zach Anselm, Alec Rittgers, Trace Ramsey, Jay Bisacky, Adrian Casaday & Trent Moritz
The 6th grade team is made up of: Curtis Jones, Adam Odar, Adrian Guzman, Cade Moritz, Charlie Healy, Alex Smith, Brendan Stadler & Gunner Pullins
Congratulations to all 3 teams for their success and for representing Valparaiso so well. The future looks bright for VALPO BASKETBALL!