The Downey Runnin’ Rebels sixth grade basketball team won the National Junior Basketball Orange County Sectional Championship in a tournament held March 1-2. The Rebels went on to capture third place in the NJB Nationals tournament March 15-16.
“We’ve been together now for four years and getting better every season,” said Coach Ontson Placide. “I’m very proud of these youth and now they are champions.”
The team includes Alberto Ramirez, Angel Lozano, August Stine-Woods, Bryce Tyndall, George Ashley, Justin Sanchez, Kevin Garrett, Luis Saucedo, Matthew Felix, Matthew Porter, Sam Dominguez and Terrell Placide.
Published: March 27, 2014 - Volume 12 - Issue 50