After three unsuccessful trips to the finals, the iBerkshires North Adams fifth- and sixth-grade travel team won the first-place trophy.
ADAMS, Mass. — The iBerkshires North Adams fifth- and sixth-grade travel team won the Police Athletic League basketball tournament this past weekend after defeating Adams in the finals, 39-15.
After losing its first game against Greylock in pool play, iBerkshires came back and won three straight against Boys Club of Pittsfield, Dalton and then Housatonic. All games were tight as North Adams won the three games by a total of seven points.
The finals were different. After Adams took a 4-0 lead, North Adams fired back with a 21-0 run to put the game out of reach.
Reece Racette was North Adams high scorer in the tournament, averaging 17.8 points per game. Hunter Sarkis, Cove Massey and Scott McGuire were also big contributors. Javoun Woodson and Max Daugherty controlled the rebounds for North Adams.