7th Grade Boys Basketball Wins Santa Clara Section Title
Posted 02/12/2016 12:37PM

The 7th Grade Boys Basketball team capped off an undefeated season (16-0) by winning the Santa Clara County Section Championship over South Valley (Gilroy) 69-61 in Double OT. The Warriors got off to a great start and led 23-15 at the half. By the end of the 3rd quarter, the Warriors had extended their lead to ten points, 35-25. However, South Valley came roaring back in the fourth quarter to tie the game at 43 and send the game into overtime.

In the first overtime period, South Valley used a strong half-court defense to open up a six point lead 49-43 . The final two minutes of the first overtime were a different story as the Warriors got seven huge points from big man Jonathan Cymrot, while fellow big man Sean Sparks scored the game tying basket with eight seconds left to send the game into a second overtime. In the second overtime, the Warriors made 11/12 free throws, with Nolan Wire going 8/8 to put away the Championship for the Warriors.

The Warriors were paced by Jonathan Cymrot (24 points/10 rebounds), Nolan Wire (16 points), Nick Alvarez (12 points), and Sean Sparks (8 points, 8 rebounds). As a team the Warriors were an incredible 30/39 (76%) from the free throw line.

Thanks to everyone who supported the team throughout the season.

Go Warriors!

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