Bonney Lake girls take middle school state hoop title

The Bonney Lake Basketball Academy’s seventh-grade girls won it all.

The Bonney Lake Basketball Academy was well represented during the Washington State Middle School Basketball Championship in Spokane March 15-17.

The BLBA program qualified girls teams representing fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth grades, as well as sixth-grade boys.

The seventh-grade girls brought home the top prize, winning the first place championship trophy under the direction of coaches Kim Peters, Chris Tobin, and Ella Elias.

BLBA serves as a feeder team for youth who plan to attend Bonney Lake High School.

The championship team consists of, from left, coach Chris Tobin, coach Kim Peters, Adriana Perez, Kaylie Hellner, Jazmyn Shipp, Ava Rice, Evin Elias, and coach Ella Elias. In front os Lanie Ashby, Hannah Lindner, Ava Bright, and Emma Tobin.

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