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Fulton County 12 - Under Youth Boys Basketball Team Takes the 2015 GRPA State Championship | Print |

The Welcome All Park Gym 12-Under Basketball Team has done it again! The 12-U team won the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association State Championship this past weekend with a winning score of 49-46 over Savannah, Georgia.

The boys played in two leagues and played more than 20 games during the season to advance to the state championship held on Saturday, March 6 and March 7 in Griffin, Georgia at Taylor Road Middle School.

The winning team members are: Lance Bottoms, Jonathan Geer, Zachary Jones, Jamund Hall, Javan Hall, Gavin Long, Dae’Shawn Robinson, Caden Tukes, Jacorrei Turner.   The team’s Head Coach is Mr. Edward Long and the Assistant Coaches are Ed Carr and Loneral Robinson.

Fulton County’s Parks and Recreation program produced several other winning teams that advanced to state competitions held in Savannah, Griffin and in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

This year a total of seven teams both girls and boys advanced to the GRPA State tournament representing approximately 1,000 kids in the entire Fulton County Parks and Recreation program.

Tony Phillips the Director of Fulton County Parks and Recreation said, “The programs’ success is due to great young athletes dedicated volunteer coaches and our experienced

recreation staff.   This is another example of the quality programming offered through Fulton County Parks and Recreation and we encourage residents to learn more about them.”

To learn more about the range of services offered to families and citizens in Fulton County through Fulton County Parks and Recreation Department visit www.fultoncountyga.gov or call (770) 306-3010.


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