Local junior high hoopsters runner up in East Texas Tournament

After consecutive 3rd place finishes in the East Texas Hoops Circuit Tournament, the Jays Basketball Club, comprised of 7th and 8th grade boys from Jackson Parish and the surrounding are, broke through with a 2nd place finish in Longview, TX this past Saturday, bringing the Silver Medal back to Jackson Parish.

Game Scores:
Jays 27 East Texas Elite 26
Jays 46 West Monroe Knights 42
Baller Nation 31 Jays 23

Tourney Top Scorers: Brayden Smith 25, Abel Leach 19, Larsen Thomas 17, Christopher Harrell 17, Brayden Martin 12

Jays Basketball Club roster:

Abel Leach – 8th grade/Quitman
Brayden Smith – 8th grade/Quitman
Larsen Thomas – 8th grade/Quitman
Jackson Bogues – 7th grade/Saline
Christopher Harrell – 7th grade/Simsboro
Brayden Martin – 7th grade/Quitman
Shane Reed – 7th grade/Weston
Taden Thomas – 7th grade/Quitman
Brody Tidwell – 7th grade/Weston
Jack Thomas – 6th grade/Quitman

The Jays would like to thank the following sponsors for their support this season: Martin Lawncare, Pardue Builders, Trainas Bakery, Thomas Loans, Mark Kennedy Plumbing, Barksdale Credit Union, Kyle & Ila Wilds,Tammy Reed


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