Murphy 6th Grade Team Wins PSA Championship
The Murphy Mavericks team from the PSA league started off the season with a 40-32 loss and then went on a seven game winning streak during the season to secure the second seed in the tournament. The majority of the players on the team are 6th graders at Murphy MS and a core group of the team has been playing together since Kindergarten.
In the opening round of the tournament the Mavericks won a hard fought game to set up a rematch with the team that handed them their only loss on the season. In the championship game the Mavericks found themselves down at halftime 28-24 but made a comeback in the second half to win the game 55-42 for the championship and to avenge their only loss on the season. Top Scorers for the Mavericks in the final: Izan Quazi 13pts, Justin Westbrook 12pts, Corbin Ahman 11pts, Blake Letourneau 4pts, David Idichandy 2pts and Gage Gomez 2pts.