AB Travel Basketball found success this weekend in the Central Mass Youth Basketball League playoffs. The Boys 7 Blue team, Boys 5 Gold team, and Girls 4th Grade team all won their Division championships while other teams made it to the semi-finals and finals.
Front Row: Noah Sweeney, Zach Giaconia, Austin Zhou, Jamie Haufler, Abe Englander, Awaleh Mohamed, Finn Murray
Back Row: Coach Henry Morris, Harsha Pandaraboyina, Neil Shah, Philip Cai, Liam Bullock, Colin Plucinsky, Ethan Logue, Coach John Sweeney
AB Girls 7th Grade
The AB Girls 7th Grade team was down by 10 points in the final game with three minutes left to play. Lauren Keohan hit a long three pointer to tie the game but the other team converted from the foul line to win the game.
AB Girls 5th Grade
The AB Girls 5th Grade Team won an exciting semi-final playoff game vs. Lunenberg, coming from behind in the final three minutes to win 17-15 on baskets by Erin Little, Becca Ford and the game winner by Sophia Poplyk shown below:
In the finals, the G5 team lost to a talented Leominster squad after trailing 12-10 at halftime.
AB Girls 6th Grade
The AB Girls 6th Grade Team won the first round game but lost in the semi-finals to Wachusett.