Alaska summer basketball teams finish Las Vegas tourney

Submitted 2 years 1 month ago by jcook.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA-Local basketball players on state travel teams finished their Las Vegas summer tournaments in good standing.

The Alaska Flight 16U and 17U team won on Friday and Saturday to enter the Platinum division of the Las Vegas Live tournament. The 16U teams has Lathrop's Gabe Howard, Mason Wilken and Hutchison's Morgan John. But both teams lost in the first round of the single elimination tournament on Sunday.

Team 907 with West Valley's Daniel Hornbuckle won the Silver division title and Alaska Goldball with Marquece White also of West Valley made it to the sweet 16.

The Flight and Team 907 will be in this week's Las Vegas Classic Tournament which starts on Wednesday.