Lone Tree youth wins Junior NBA/WNBA Skill Challenge The Denver Champions for the Junior NBA/Junior WNBA Skills Challenge were recently determined …
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Lone Tree youth wins Junior NBA/WNBA Skill Challenge
The Denver Champions for the Junior NBA/Junior WNBA Skills
Challenge were recently determined during a display of skills at
the Pepsi Center in Denver, during one of 35 regional competitions.
The skills challenge showcased the top 23 boys and girls in three
age brackets from across the area; 9-10, 11-12, and 13-14. All
winners from the competition were treated to a Nuggets game that
evening where they received on-court, pre-game recognition. First
place regional champions will be ranked nationally against the 34
first-place teams from each region, earning them a chance to move
on to the national finals May 2009 in Orlando. Jalen Kittrell of
Lone Tree won the boys 13-14 division.
Valor Christian 112 000 000 - 4 5 3
Pueblo Central 100 030 001 - 5 7 1
Highlights: The Eagles’ Jason Palser pitched 3.2 innings with
three strikeouts and no errors. Collin Jones (1-for-3 at bat, 1
RBI) and Ryan Toscano (1-for-3, 1) each connected for a double.
Jared Ward (1-for-4) had a triple.
Rock Canyon 0 0 1 2 (0) - 3
Smoky Hill 0 2 1 0 (1) - 4
Highlights: The Jaguars’ Parker Jackson and Austin Fisher each
had one goal and one assist. Goaltender Daniel Poindexter had 11
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