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Janesville traveling basketball teams enjoy success

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Gazette staff
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.



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