Janesville traveling basketball teams enjoy success

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Gazette staff
Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Janesville traveling girls basketball teams wrapped up successful seasons with tournament championships.

The Janesville Lightning fifth-grade girls basketball team defeated the Jefferson Eagles, 25-14, for the Jefferson Youth Basketball tournament title last Saturday, while a Janesville eighth-grade team won the March Madness Tournament in Wisconsin Dells to cap their season.

The Lightning (30-1) won six straight basketball tournaments, including the Tri-County 5th Grade Girls Tournament in December.

Lightning team members include: Julia Hartwig, Sophia Dooman, Katelyn Shadoski, Amy Groshan, Brooke Graesslin, Brooke Parkhurst, Ashlyn Burdick, Kaila Welch, Lily Stockheimer and Maddie Loveland. Brian Hartwig and Fred Shadoski are coaches.

The eighth-graders won nine tournaments and finished with a 46-9 record.

The eighth-grade team includes: Annie Schumacher, Kendyl Richards, Bree Porter, Brooke Nunn, Kennedy Knopes, Julia Whitcomb, Kaitlyn Foster, Sierra Gorman, Brenna Steed, and Delaney Schoenenberger. Travis Gorman and Kevin Porter coached the team.

Last updated: 7:57 pm Thursday, December 13, 2012

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