In a six-game sweep, the Imperial girls’ seventh grade basketball team won its division at last weekend’s youth tournament in Ogallala. On Saturday, Imperial defeated Hyannis 21-16, the North Platte Rebels 17-10 and Ogallala 28-16. On Sunday, Imperial went in as the #2 seed and first defeated seventh seed Perkins County, 18-2. They met Ogallala next, defeating them a second time, 24-18. That advanced Imperial to the finals, where they met North Platte Rebels again, who had earlier knocked off the #1 seed from Gering. Imperial claimed the championship with a 33-21 victory. Members of the team included, front from left, MJ Wallin, Sophie Fiedler, Jerzee Milner, Jordan Jablonski, back from left, Markenna Terryberry, Lucy Spady, Chloe Dillan, Kendall Prior, Ella O’Neil, Morgan Peterson, Correy Koellner, Remi Yaw and Coach Bob Milner. The seventh grade team will compete next at the Kearney Blowout March 18-19. (Courtesy photo)

Seventh grade girls win division at Ogallala tournament

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