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Boys And Girls Basketball Teams Compete At Van Horn Tournament

Both the varsity boys and girls basketball teams competed in the Van Horn Tournament Nov. 27 to Dec. 1.

Andrew Mouzin

Both the varsity boys and girls basketball teams competed in the Van Horn Tournament Nov. 27 to Dec. 1. The boys team took sixth place in the tournament, losing in the fifth place game to Winnetonka 39-27 on Saturday, Dec. 1. The boys team lost its first round matchup to Central Academy in a close contest 58-55 on Thursday, Nov. 29, then turned things around in its second game, upending the Kauffman School 58-53 on Friday, Nov. 30.

The girls team secured eighth place at the tournament, losing to the Kauffman School 52-37 in the seventh place game on Saturday. The girls team lost its opener to Center 56-33 on Thursday, then lost to Central Academy 37-29 on Friday. Both teams will be in action this week, as the boys team plays in the Championship Showdown Tournament Dec. 4, 6, 7, at Shawnee Mission East High School, while the girls team hosts Sumner Academy on Tuesday, Dec. 4.