|Kids’ b-ball teams converge on Imperial|
A total of 21 youth basketball teams from Imperial, Holyoke, Benkelman, Ogallala and Grant competed in tournaments held here Saturday. There were divisions for 4th/5th grade boys and girls, along with 6th grade boys and girls. Teams from Benkelman won all four of the divisions.
At top, Nate Vitosh draws out some instructions for this team during a break in the action.
At left, 5th grader Juan Casarez puts up a shot in a their game against a Benkelman team. The teams competed in pool play with the pool champions facing off in the championship games.
Fifth grader Ansley Wood, below, prepares to high five one of her classmates after a win in Saturday’s tournament.(Republican photos)