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Superior youth hoop team heads to state

Members of the Superior boys fifth-grade traveling team pose for a photo. Front row (left to right): Tucker Johnson, Wyatt Johnson and Jason Samarziya; Back row: Draden Jensen, Jonathan Rhodes, Jake Edwards, Kaden Kimmes, Colin Glonek, Ethan Raye. (Submitted photo)
Superior Telegram
Ten fifth-grade boys from Superior are headed to Appleton this weekend with hopes of capturing a state title.
The Superior fifth-grade boys traveling team coached by Steve Kimmes will compete in the Wisconsin State Tournament Saturday and Sunday.
Members of the team are Jake Edwards, Colin Glonek, Draden Jensen, Tucker Johnson, Wyatt Johnson, Kaden Kimmes, Logan Peterson, Ethan Raye, Jonathan Rhodes and Jason Samarziya.The Superior boys enter the state games with a 29-0 record after winning eight tournaments this season.Among their victories were four straight first-place finishes in the Great Northwest Basketball League. Superior won GNBL tournaments on Jan. 25, Feb. 1, Feb. 8 and Feb. 22 with a combined record of 16-0.
Superior also won the Badgerland Super Saver tournament at Chippewa Falls in December and the Hibbing Invitational on March 22.