The Rockford seventh-grade boys AYBT basketball team won the AYBT May Madness State Championship in Mt. Pleasant, Mich. on May 28. They had to play three games on Memorial Day and beat a very strong team from Pickney, Mich., a team from Detroit, the Detroit Magic, and in the championship game they beat J.D.I.A.H from Grand Rapids, 37-27, for the championship. They had to play a total of eight games over three days to win the championship.
Pictured are (front row, l–r) Harry Hevelhurst, Mason Phillips, Clay Landsman, Teaque Farley; (back row) Zac Holman, Nolan Darby, Cole VanSetters, Coach Zach VanSetters, Jack Gabridge, and Tyler Brenner. Not pictured are Coach Steve Majerle and Jason Majerle.