FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THE MOUNTAIN HOUSE WOLVERINES 7th BOYS TAKE 1ST PLACE
(USA-California-Palo Alto July 13, 2013) —- The Mountain House Wolverines 7th boys squad, coached by Encinal High coach and Wolverines Principal Director Reno Ursal, took 1st place in Palo Alto, California with a 3-0 overall record, defeating the other two teams in their bracket, the San Leandro Lyons and Mission City Maulers.
The first 2 games the Wolverines won by 10+ points.
Game 3 was a grind against the San Leandro Lyons. The boys found themselves down 26-30 with 2 minutes left. Zach Assaf, Uriah Wiley and Exavier Smith scored the last 7 points of the game, the biggest being Wiley’s defensive steal and fastbreak layup to give the Wolverines a 31-30 lead with a minute to go. After a defensive stop, Smith’s nice inside move sealed the game.
The majority of this team has been together under Coach Reno since the 6th grade. This was their last tournament of the spring and summer season, finishing strong with their 4th 1st place finish of the season!
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