Redwood team wins national All Net basketball titleThis story was submitted by Mark Daschbach, assistant coach, Redwood 6th grade All Net Boys team.
The Redwood 6th Grade All Net Boys team, coached by John Paye, won the National Junior Basketball All Net Tournament, held in Los Angeles March 27-28.
The roster is made up of nine players from Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, and San Carlos. The team competed in the top division of the national tournament and claimed the championship with a win over Newport Mesa in the title game March 28.
Andrew Daschbach, Mason Randall, Curtis Witt and Jared Lucian provided pinpoint outside shooting throughout the tournament, including 27 three-point field goals in Redwood's three victories on Championship Sunday.
Scotty Harris, Nicolas Simbeck and Nick O'Donnell were instrumental with their strong forward play and inside/outside scoring.
Centers Kevin Kahriman and Justin Harmon contributed inside scoring and powerful rebounding.
John Paye is an Atherton resident and Menlo School coach.