YAKIMA — The Walla Walla Rebels eighth-grade boys AAU basketball team went 3-1 over the weekend to place third out of 13 teams at the 19th annual Martin Luther King Tournament.
The Walla Wallans defeated Lower Valley Finest out of Sunnyside 48-39 and Yakima Flight Black, 47-21, in pool play to advance to the semifinals.
The Rebels lost to the Yakima Heartbreakers, 43-33, but rebounded to defeat Zillah 43-40 to take third place.
The Rebels are 11-2 for the season.
The Rebel players are Adam Eskil, Stuart Gillin, Eric Klicker, Spencer Locati, Adam Mathews, Gabe Porter, Forrest Swant and Peter Warinner.