KOOL KAT CHAMPIONS—The Kool Kats are 2012 Boys & Girls Club Youth Basketball Champions. They finished the regular season in first place in the seventh- and eighth-grade boys division with a record of 9-1. Pictured from left are: Coach Tony Newman, Jake Newman, Nathaniel Neese, Trevor White, Tommy Ferguson, Connor Anderson, Logan White, Marco Cobian and Head Coach Joe Cobian. The Kool Kats, who also placed first in the end-of-the-season tournament on Saturday, now move into All Stars Tournament competition. Youth Basketball Tournament Week started March 1, with All Star Practice through March 9, and All Star Games slated for Saturday, March 10. See www.leaguelineup.com/ramonahoops for more.
WINNING TEAM—Members of the fifth- and sixth-grade boys basketball team for the Ramona Boys and Girls Club Youth Basketball League show their trophies after they finish the regular season in first place with nine wins and only one loss. The team also won the playoffs on Saturday. The parents agreed they are proud of the players for their sportsmanship, saying “way to go, Ravens.” Standing are Assistant Coach Neil Alexander, Milan Gatewood, Michael Savage, Sean McDonald, Colton Snyder, Eric Ward, Lucas Marin, Asst Coach Dean SanFilippo, Head Coach Nick Norvell. In front are Dawson SanFilippo and Kyle Dodd.