The Robert Gray Blue won a 5th/6th grade basketball tournament Saturday at Aberdeen High School. Pictured from left are: Coach Kingery, Antonio Aguilar, Jonathan Ordonez, Jaime Martinez De Jesus, Calvin Reed, Jayden Gladson, Maurico Figueroa Palacio, Anthony Juarez-Paxtor, Ryan Williams, Tony Hatlestad, Treven Ramos, Kaiden Plemmons, Coach Ford and Coach King. (Submitted photo)

The Robert Gray Blue won a 5th/6th grade basketball tournament Saturday at Aberdeen High School. Pictured from left are: Coach Kingery, Antonio Aguilar, Jonathan Ordonez, Jaime Martinez De Jesus, Calvin Reed, Jayden Gladson, Maurico Figueroa Palacio, Anthony Juarez-Paxtor, Ryan Williams, Tony Hatlestad, Treven Ramos, Kaiden Plemmons, Coach Ford and Coach King. (Submitted photo)

Sports Briefs for Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2019

  • Tue Feb 26th, 2019 6:16pm
  • Sports

Robert Gray team wins grade-school basketball tourney

The Robert Gray Blue teamd defeated McDermoth Red 40-36 to win the championship game of the 5th/6th grade basketball tournament on Saturday at Aberdeen High School.

Twelve teams, 10 from Aberdeen and two from Hoquiam, competed in the double-elimination tournament.

Two local athletes named to WIAA Athletes of the Week list

Elma’s Jalyn Sackrider and Taholah’s Nettie Mail were named to the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association’s Athletes of the Week list for Week 23.

Jalyn Sackrider, Elma, Sr. — Sackrider helped her team win the district championship by scoring 19 (Castle Rock), 21 (Stevenson) and 14 points in the championship game against King’s Way Christian. Additionally, she averaged 10 rebounds and three blocks per game for the tournament.

Nettie Mail, Taholah, Sr. — Mail contributed to her team’s district championship with her leadership and strong performances. She was also voted first team all-league.