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By Dena Martin
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7th and 8th grade AAU DW Birddogs take fourth place in Yakima Tourney


January 24, 2019

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DW 7th & 8th grade boys AAU team. Back row (l to r): Coach Jesse Mings, Ryland Kilts, Zack Wood, Jesse Ray Mings, Benny Bryan, Monte Pettichord,  Braden Mings, Coach Jason Mings Front Row (l to r): Yukon Mings, Levi Boudrieau, Wyatt Booth, Damien Reyes, Jasper Morrow. Not pictured Blake French

YAKIMA, Wash. – The Dayton-Waitsburg AAU traveling team, the DW Birddogs, took fourth place at their first tournament of the season in Yakima this weekend.

The team is made up of 7th and 8th grade boys who have finished their middle school basketball season. The team practices several times a week under coaches Jesse and Jason Mings.

Yakima Tournament Scores

Day 1:

DW win over Union Gap, 41-22

Day 2:

DW loss to Burbank, 25-36

DW win over Yakima Lightning, 35-26

Day 3:

DW loss to Cle Elum, 54-28

Final game: DW loss to Burbank, 40-41, for fourth place.


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