The 11-12-year-old Lady Cats, a team of six- and seven-grade girls from the Duluth Youth Basketball Association (DYBA) completed their recreational basketball season a perfect 14–0, winning two championships along the way.
The Lady Cats were 10-0 in the regular season and won the Gwinnett County REC tournament championship. The Lady Cats scored a season high in their 37-19 win over Peachtree Ridge.
The team finished the season with the Duluth Recreation Basketball Championships for girls 11-12 years old. The Lady Cats defeated Deiman-Espy 26–14 in the finals.
The team is coached by Chris Wilkerson.
Brookwood qualifies seven for state
The Brookwood youth wrestling program qualified seven of its 10-and-under wrestlers for the Kid’s State Championship at the Peachtree Ridge/Hull Middle School state qualifier. The finals are at Roswell High School.
The Broncos had champions from Xavier Bentley (6U, 46 pounds), Justin Oldknow (10U,100) and Jakai Clark (10U,155). JoJo Oldknow (8U, 68 pounds), David Key (10U, 91), Darius Barnum (10U, 100), and Derrell Holston (10U, 110) finished as runner-up.
Extreme claims Tsunami title
The Atlanta Extreme 18-1, ranked No. 5 in the southeast, won the silver bracket of the Tsunami Invitational at the University of West Georgia.
Led by captain and setter Avery Shead of Dacula, she had 19 service points in a row in the championship game and 65 assists on the day.
Outside hitter Ashley Issac of Mill Creek racked up 22 kills on the day and middle hitter Lydia Rawlings dominated the net with 25 kills. Carsen Popelka of Collins Hill was also key in the victories as the team went on a 5-1 run to win the championship.
Other team members include Caroline Skjoedt, Erin Yost, Stephanie Dixon, Caitlin Conner, Brittani Hill, Kenzie Royal, Diana Maglioni and Danielle Alexander.
— From staff reports
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