Sports

Local youth basketball team takes national title

Redwood NJB's 6th Grade All-Net Team qualified for the national tournament in Los Angeles by winning the Silicon Valley title. That sent team members to Los Angeles, where they won the National Junior Basketball championship by defeating a strong team from L.A. in a double overtime game on March 16.

Pictured (from left to right): James Pleasants, Justin Waddell, Justin Sellers, Owen Liston, Michael Matsuno, Ben Rubin, Nick Tripaldi, Trevor Wargo, and Charlie Selna. Back row: assistant coach Ravi Bhambhra; and head coach Peter Diepenbrock. Front row (seated): team manager: John Diepenbrock.

The nonprofit National Junior Basketball organization is a youth league with 25,000 participants in six states. The Redwood NJB program includes children from Woodside, Portola Valley, Menlo Park and Atherton.

Comments

Posted by Sandy Asper, a resident of another community
on Apr 2, 2014 at 12:46 pm

Great team...very generous players and good sports. It was a real team effort. Good job team....


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