The Whiteoak Wildcats boys and girls fifth grade basketball teams from Bright Local Elementary have a lot to be proud of after a couple of action-packed weekends to conclude their 2021-22 seasons.
The fifth grade Lady Cats placed first in the Mini Southern Hills Athletic Conference, earned first place in the Greenfield McDonald’s Classic Tournament to claim the championship title by defeating larger schools including Chillicothe, Miami Trace and Paint Valley. The Lady Cats defeated Manchester in the league tournament finals to earn the Mini SHAC fifth grade girls tournament championship title.
The fifth grade boys placed first in the Greenfield McDonald’s Classic Tournament for the second year, defeating Washington Court House, Fairfield, Hillsboro and Greenfield. In addition, the team won the Mini SHAC league tournament by defeating North Adams in double overtime. This is the third year for this team to earn the Mini SHAC league tournament championship title.
Story submitted by Erin Richmond and Derrick Haithcock.