Local sixth-graders place 3rd at DakotaDome tourney

Local sixth-graders place 3rd at DakotaDome tourney The Edward Jones team placed third in the sixth grade "B" division in the Dakota Dome tournament Dec. 13-14. They defeated Gill Hauling from South Sioux City by a score of 48-29. The second game was won by the Running Raiders of Sioux City by a score of 39-18.

The Edward Jones team came back to win their final game against Centerville by a score of 49-24.

The weekend scoring was led by Cole Andre with 45 points followed closely by Aaron Steele with 31 points, Garritt Smith-Keller had 21, Michael Walker had 12, and Nick Anglin and Tim Tigert each had 4 points.

Team rebounds were led by Smith-Keller with 31, Walker brought down 17, Anglin snagged 13, Steele grabbed 10, Andre snatched eight, and Tigert brought down seven. Steele led the team in take-aways with seven, Tigert and Smith-Keller each had five steals, Andre took three, and Walker and Anglin each contributed two.

Team assists were led by Steele and Andre.

Highlights of the weekend included Smith-Keller with a double double in the third game. He scored 15 points and brought down 13 rebounds. Steele went 8 for 12 from the charity stripe for the weekend. Single game personal best scoring came from Andre with 21 points, Steele with 18 points and Walker with 5.

The Edward Jones Team is sponsored and coached by Curt Robinson, with Kent Andre as assistant coach and Jennifer Steele as stat keeper.

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