Guest blogger and JCTMS head basketball coach Michael G. Moore Jr. gives us a recap of “The 20th Annual Battle of the Bridges All Star Classic” that featured talented teams from Kentucky & Indiana this past Saturday at Midamerica Sportscenter.
Kentucky went 7-2 against teams from Indiana. A Kentucky MVP was chosen by the opposing coach for each game.
- Rising 3rd grade game Ky. won 40-17 – Amirah Jordan (Watterson Elementary) was the MVP.
- Rising 4th grade game Ky. won 31-8 – Jaelyn Dye was the MVP.
- Rising 5th grade game Ky. won 37-8 – A’Nejia Russell (McFerran Elementary) was the MVP.
- Rising 6th grade game Ind. won 29-25 – Taryn Morris (KCD) was the MVP and chose to share it with Mariah Knight (Johnson Middle).
Here’s a recap of the other games.
- Kentucky won the Rising Seventh Grade game 34-29.
- Sasha Thomas (Johnson Middle) was named MVP.
- Kentucky won the Rising Eighth Grade game 41-15.
- Ayanna Stroud (Noe Middle) was named MVP.
- Kentucky won the Rising Ninth Grade game 37-28.
- Dynastee White (Butler) was named MVP.
- Indiana won the Future Stars game 38-36.
- Joelle Johnson (Male) was named MVP.
- Kentucky won the Stars game 67-62.
- Sha’Maya Behanan (George Rogers Clark) was named MVP.