Optimists measure skill levels

Published 9:50 am Tuesday, March 30, 2004

By Staff
The third annual Optimist Tri-Star Basketball skills contest attracted more than 50 area youth recently to the Niles-Buchanan YMCA.
Contestants were judged and scored on their dribbling, passing and shooting skills.
The top three girls and boys in each age division received medals, and are eligible to participate in the Michigan District Optimist Tri-Star Basketball Skills Competition in Southfield on May 1.
Here is the list of top finishers in each age division. Girls 8-9: 1. Samantha Holmes; Boys 8-9: 1. Isaiah Jeffries, 2. Josh Whitfield, 3. Doug Freeman; Girls 10-11: 1. Brittani Brown, 2.Briana Konkle, 3. Courtney Molnar; Boys 10-11: 1. David Gardner, 2. Trey Nichols, 3. Justin Potthoff; Girls 12-13: 1. Megan Potthoff, 2. Brittany Molnar; Boys 12-13: 1. Ramone Brown, 2. Alex Lewellen, 3. Chris Lewellen.