OLEAN - Tyler Hind was named the Most Valuable Player for the 5th-6th grade travel basketball team as it won a tournament at Olean Bishop Walsh last weekend.
Daunte Garland and Andrew Bernard joined Hind on the all-tournament team.
The locals defeated five teams to win the 13-team event with the wins against Franklinville (48-18), Salamanca (53-35), Coudersport, Pa. (31-29 and 32-21) and Warren (33-24).
Above are members of the fifth-sixth grade travel team, which claimed the championship at Olean Bishop Walsh last weekend. In front is ball boy Drew Hind. In the middle row, from the left, are Daunte Garland, Branson Morrison, Tyler Hind, Zach Fischer, Peter Auer, Alex Card and Kaleb Steward. In the back, from the left, are Coach Kevin Hind, Andrew Bernard and Coach Curt Fischer.
Besides Hind, Garland and Bernard, the roster also included Kaleb Steward, Peter Auer, Alex Card, Branson Morrison and Zach Fisher.
This weekend they travel to a tournament in Oil City, Pa.