The Seidman Boys & Girls Club team of (front, l–r) Drew Zuidema, Drake Harris, Dwayne Barfield, Jordan Van Dort, Zach Parker, Chris Sunday, Zach Walker, Rynaldo Chaney; (back) Coach Mike Harris, Tyrell Williams and Coach Jim Zuidema came home as seventh-grade champions in the highly skilled division of the AYBT National Basketball Tournament. The tournament was held July 22-25 at Spiece Fieldhouse in Fort Wayne, Ind. This win marks the third year in a row for the Seidman team. The team includes two Rockford boys, Drew Zuidema and Chris Sunday, who will be eighth-graders at North Rockford Middle School this fall.
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