The SI Elite 8th graders closed out their Travel Basketball season with a trip to Belleville this weekend. The Elite went 1-3.
On Saturday they opened with a 42-19 win over the Gillespie Shockers. Braden Rector led the Elite with 11, Devin Konhorst added 8 and Nathaniel Marlow finished with 7 in the balanced attack.
In Game 2, Marlow scored 19 but it wasn’t enough as the Elite fell to Hoop Squad 61-50. Colton Starnes and Jeremiah Whitelow had 7, Miking Ettress 6 and Keaton Gullion 3.
On Sunday the Elite fell to Dieterich 39-29 led by Etress with 13 with Starnes and Lyric Black 4 points each. The Elite lost to the Montgomery County Missouri Cats 59-39 with Marlow scoring 15, Whitelow 10.