Hillsboro teams win youth league titles at Marion rec tournament

The Hillsboro Trojan fifth-grade and sixth-grade basketball teams won their respective divisions at the Marion Recreation Youth Basketball League Tourn?ament, Feb. 4, at Marion.

The fifth-grade Trojans first defeated McPherson Two, 36-29, with Jorge Hanschu scoring 14 points. Hillsboro then defeated McPherson One, 42-23, with Joe Knoll scoring 14 points.

The fifth-grade Hillsboro team finished the season with a 7-1 season record. The Marion league included teams from Marion, Chase County, McPher?son and Newton.

Participating in the tournament Saturday were Avery Unruh, Wesley Shaw, Joe Knoll, Brooks Gardner, Brant Brouillette, Darian Ratzlaff and Jorge Hanschu. The team was coached by Damian Ratzlaff and Jayson Hanschu.

The sixth-grade team won the league championship Saturday and finished the season with an 8-0 record.

Playing for Hillsboro were Colin Settle, Kaden Kleiner, Jacob Funk, Jaden Priest, Brodie Rathbone, Justin Siebert, Elliot Ollenburger, Elias Werth and Dakota Klein.

The team was coached by Cord Werth and Ryan Kleiner.

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