Pella Chronicle

November 2, 2012

Pella basketball team wins it all


The Chronicle

Pella —

A 7th grade boys’ basketball team from Pella captured the 4 State Basketball Championship.

Over 100 teams from four states competed with the top two teams from Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota and North Dakota met at the Target Center in Minneapolis to crown a champion.

The Pella boys beat the North Dakota runner-up by 22 points and then beat the Minnesota State Champions by 10.

In the championship game, the Pella squad stormed back from a 21-10 deficit with 4 minutes left in the first half to win by one over the South Dakota and previous 4 State Champion.