Two North Court Netters basketball teams attended the 2009 American Youth Basketball TOUR (AYBT) National Tournament in Fort Wayne, Ind., and both returned with trophies. The fourth-grade team was crowned G4-5 Division III national champions after defeating Findlay’s Future 24-17 in the championship tournament final. The sixth-grade team finished runner-up in G6 Division II after losing the championship final to the Michigan Monarchs. AYBT is a summer, grade-based, youth basketball organization. The AYBT National Tournament was held July 18-21. 2009, and included AYBT teams from throughout the Midwest. North Court Netters is a nonprofit basketball club supporting youth basketball in Rockford and its surrounding communities. For more information, please contact Scott Carlson at (616) 443-9134 or Bob O’Brien at (616) 831-1783.