Rising Stars Shine Bright in 3-on-3 Tournament
Ashland Wis - The 12U Boys finished in 1st place in the Northland Elite 3-on-3 tournament held at the Ashland Fieldhouse in Ashland Wisconsin. After winning games 15-2, 15-4, 15-6 and 15-3, the Rising Stars Basketball 12U Boys take home some hardware. The little giants played exceptionally well as a team, held the other teams in check on defense, and scored quickly. The championship game included a matchup between two undefeated teams that were beating teams 15-3 (avg score), but Rising Stars proved to be too much for Duluth Marshall.
The 14U Girls finished in 2nd place with some hard fought games. They came out to a slow start, but picked up the steam once they warmed up. The first game was a loss 10-7 as time ran out. The 14U girls team were on a 6-0 scoring run as time ran out, and the opposing team held the ball. The second game against long-time foe, Northwestern resulted in a 15-6 win. The third game was a 15-4 win against Ashland giving the 14U Girls the 2nd place finish.
The Old Dood division included three wins against some stiff competition in the Northland Elite 3-on-3. After three wins of 20-14, 20-4, and 20-15, the championship game against a tough Northland College athlete and some Northland Elite coaches. This was a see-saw game that went back and forth until the final buzzerThe final buzzer included a last second 3 pointer going in to bring the Rising Stars Old Doodz an 18-19 loss and 2nd place finish.
This was a great event to display some of our talent we had been developing over the last 8 months.
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