MOSES LAKE — The Walla Walla Jayhawks seventh-grade boys AAU basketball team took home third place with a 58-28 win over Hermiston at the seventh-annual Desert Hoop Classic here last weekend.
The Jayhawks opened pool play with a 57-38 win over Ephrata and then defeated the Moses Lake Fastbreak, 44-22, to take the No. 1 seed into the championship bracket.
Walla Walla suffered a 48-40 loss to Othello in the semifinal round before securing the third spot in the 12-team field.
Jayhawks players are Kyle Barker, Trever Coronado, Tyler Jones, Colton Jordan, Colter McKeown, Reid Magnaghi, Andrew Miller and Dylan Steele.
The team is coached by Mike Jones, Scott Magnaghi and Al Barker.