1-24-13 youth sports highlights
The Waconia Basketball Association’s seventh grade boys’ team recently won tournaments in Hopkins and Waconia on back-to-back weekends in exciting fashion with come from behind wins. The team won the Hopkins A tournament by defeating Edina, Minnetonka, Wayzata, and Hopkins. At home, Waconia rallied in the second half to capture the title from St. Michael-Albertville. The team includes, front row: Devan Olsem, Max Doty, Adam Ebent, Charlie Gove, and Carter Jones; back row: Christian Honnold, Nolan Hoehn, Nick Fulford, Henry Jacobs, and Ben Hester.
The Waconia fifth grade boys’ basketball team won a tournament at Columbia Heights last Saturday, Jan. 19. The team includes, front row: coach Tom Frey, Basil Baumann, Mateo Ramirez, Seth Wolf, and Regan Merritt; back row: coach Gedric Merritt, Nick Frey, Travis Lenz, Collin Rohlik, Angel Ramirez, Zach Berney, and coach Leo Rohlik.
The Waconia fourth grade girls’ basketball team traveled to Lakeville last weekend to compete in the Lakeville South Cougar Classic. The team won the tournament by defeating teams from Farmington, Lakeville North, and Eagan. The team includes, front row: Jasmine Buesgens; middle row: Sam Olsem, Melissa Honnold, Aubrey Mair, Anna Neslund, Abby Pannier, and Allie Zimmer; back row: Heather Grengs, Sydni Olson, and Addy Salzer.
The Waconia fourth grade boys’ basketball team won a tournament in Rockford on Dec. 9. The team includes, front row: Isaac Schiffler, Conner Behrens, Josh Baughman, Cole Hedberg, and TJ Jensen; back row: Ben Christains, Jack Olsen, Spencer Swanson, Parker Dustin, and Grant Iverson. The team is coached by Chad Christains and David Behrens.