The Bartlett Basketball Academy’s BBA Fierce 6th Grade Girls recently competed in the MAYB National Tournament held Aug 5-7 in Oklahoma City. The Fierce finished very strong in their pool, competing against teams from Texas, Arizona and Oklahoma. They scored an average of 53 points per game while allowing just an average of 13 points per game. The team advanced to the upper, single elimination bracket, winning an exciting first round 44 to 42 against a team from Missouri. During second round BBA Fierce lost to the eventual Champions, the OK Swish Blue from Oklahoma City. Bartlett Basketball Academy is located in Sioux Falls, SD and hosts competitive boy’s and girl’s summer and winter teams from grades 4th through high school, as well as various basketball performance programs and individual workouts for all ages.
Team members traveling to Oklahoma City from left to right: Rylee Haldeman, Hartford; Abby Meister, Harrisburg; Hannah Ronseik, Sioux Falls; Emilee Boyer, Harrisburg; Kara Niles, Beresford; Bella Swedlund, Winner; Sydney Hybertson, Harrisburg; and Madi VanOverbeke, Dell Rapids.