Published On: Tue, Mar 25th, 2014

BASKETBALL: Carolina Blue Devils take 2nd in Georgia

The Carolina Blue Devils are shown (left-right) kneeling – Lucy McRae, Brittany Steppleton, Deante Toineeta, Delaney Coggins; standing – Raylen Bark, Kevonna Tushka, Chloe Parris, Emily Trogdon, and Tamara Bennett.  Not pictured – Hailey Gibson.  (Photo by Stephanie Maney)

The Carolina Blue Devils are shown (left-right) kneeling – Lucy McRae, Brittany Steppleton, Deante Toineeta, Delaney Coggins; standing – Raylen Bark, Kevonna Tushka, Chloe Parris, Emily Trogdon, and Tamara Bennett. Not pictured – Hailey Gibson. (Photo by Stephanie Maney)

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – The Carolina Blue Devils traveling basketball team, comprised of area players including several EBCI tribal members, took second place in the March Madness 6th grade tournament in Gainesville, Ga. the weekend of March 21-23.

The Blue Devils went 3-0 in pool play and beat the Pistols Purple team 51-35 in the semi-finals. They lost in the finals 55-25 to the North Georgia Elite who went 5-0 on the tournament.

In pool play, the Blue Devils started off with a 35-31 win over N. Georgia Thunder.  They followed that up with a 41-17 win over Pistols White and a 15-0 win over Georgia Edge Black.

– One Feather staff report

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