Elevate Basketball of Concord sent 12 teams (seven boys and 5 girls) to the world’s largest basketball tournament over the Memorial Day Weekend in Reno and three local squads made it to the finals. The tournament featured 820 teams from nine states playing on 60 courts. The Elevate Red sixth grade boys won the 6th Level 3 Blue Silver division with three straight victories.
Their closest call was in the semi-finals when they edged Tracy Crossover 47-45 and then took the championship game 52-45 over Jam On it. The Elevate Red team includes, front row from left, Ryan Watson, Jacob Jensen, Reid Lawrence, Nico Martin, Logan Stofer; middle row, Ian Revell, Sacha Cox, Jason Brown, Grayson Boustead; back row, coaches Jason Watson, Dvaun Charles, Jay Martin and Holly Jensen. (Photo courtesy Elevate basketball)