Jayhawks nab eighth-grade championship win in tourney


WALLA WALLA - The Walla Walla Jayhawks eighth grade AAU basketball team capped a 5-0 tournament run with a 67-66 overtime win over Hermiston in the championship game of the annual Whitman College Holiday Invitational held at Sherwood Center last weekend.

In pool play, the Jayhawks opened with a win over the Walla Walla Warriors, defeated Pullman 53-31, Clarkston 61-31 and Hermiston 73-67. The championship game provided the rematch with Hermiston that went to overtime with the score tied at 62.

Players for the Jayhawks are Kyle Barker, Trever Coronado, Ethan Gardner, Tyler Jones, Colter Mckeown, Reid Magnaghi, Andrew Miller and Cameron Richman.

The team is coached by Mike Jones, Scott Magnaghi and Al Barker.


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