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Local boys become Hoopfest champs


July 16, 2013

Four sixth grade boys from Lake Stevens joined Hoopfest in Spokane and went undefeated to become Hoopfest champions.

They went 5-0 overall.

Hoopfest is the largest 3 on 3 basketball tournament in the world, with over 7,000 teams participating. The four boys are as follows from left to right: Koleby Kim, Ian Mahler, Jacob Ramirez, Judah Kim. Coaches at top are: Erik Mahler, John Kim.

They participated in the fifth grade division under the name “Like A Boss”.

The boys also play for the Lake Stevens High School feeder team during the basketball season.


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