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The Heat has been crowned champion of the 94 teams in the third/fourth-grade division of the Silicon Valley National Junior Basketball league.
After beating a team from Los Gatos in the championship game of the playoffs, the Heat recorded a perfect season at 16-0, including wins at a preseason tourney, league games, and playoff games.
The Silicon Valley NJB has 14 chapters and the Heat is from the Redwood Chapter, which has players from Menlo Park, Atherton, Portola Valley, and Woodside.
The players are Sam Forese, Joe Posthauer, Matthew Huo, Nick Tripaldi, Colin Choi, Griffin Voss, Heath Hooper, Shane Suxho, Ryan Fatemi and James Bowman. The coaches are Jeff Tripaldi and Fred Voss.