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YOUTH BASKETBALL: Rapids rise above competition, win small school title

The Yuba River Charter School Rapids boys basketball team won the Nevada County Athletic League's eighth grade small school tourney championship held at Nevada Union Thursday. Front row from left: Nicholas Druding, Dan Caspi, Hagen Mees, Elijah Griscom, and Gopal Wilson. Back row from left: Coach Akim Aginsky, Coach Yasha Aginsky, Elvin Moon, Moshe Childs, Damian Killion, Wyatt Anderson, Dylan Finkler, and Coach Tad Finkler.
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The Yuba River Charter School Rapids beat Chicago Park, 38-37, to win the Nevada County Athletic League’s eighth grade small school boys basketball tourney championship held at Nevada Union Thursday.

It was a hard fought victory over a talented and well-coached Chicago Park team.

Yuba River won with a team effort and a dramatic last second 3-point shot by its only eighth grader, Gopal Wilson.



The Rapids were led by Hagen Mees, scoring 12 points and Moshe Childs with 10 points.

Coaches may submit game reports by email at wford@theunion.com or by phone at 530-477-4232.


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