Tri-Star Basketball recognizes participants


The Alamosa Optimist Club would like to thank and congratulate the 65 San Luis Valley youth who participated in the Annual Optimist Tri-Star Basketball competition in Alamosa this year on January 27, as well as their family members and other great supporters. There were 35 who qualified for district competition in Pueblo on March 11, and from the Pueblo competition there were 27 great athletes that went on to compete and proudly represent the San Luis Valley at the Pepsi Center in Denver this year on March 26. The winners at this level from the San Luis Valley are: 9 year-old girls 2nd Place: Morgan Ortega; 10 year-old girls 1st place: Taylor Wiedeman; 11 year-old girls 1st place: Miranda Geringer; 12 year old girls 3rd place: Kelli Jo Wilson; 12 year old boys 1st place: Kade Jones; 13 year old boys 1st place: Hayden Shawcroft. Courtesy photos