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6th-graders place first

The Jamestown Blue Jays sixth-grade boys traveling basketball team placed first at the North Dakota Pacesetter State tournament on Sunday in Grand Forks.

The Jamestown Blue Jays sixth-grade boys traveling basketball team placed first at the North Dakota Pacesetter State tournament on Sunday in Grand Forks. The N.D. state champion and runner-up automatically qualify for the 8-team Pacesetter Great Four State Basketball Championships at the Target Center in Minneapolis this summer along with Minnesota, South Dakota and Iowa. The Blue Jays beat Hillsboro-Central Valley 41-30, Grand Forks Aces 46-31 and Four Winds in the championship, 50-41. Team members are, back row, from left, coach Mark Wiest, Trey Hummel, Boden Skunberg, Jaxton Wiest, Max Anderson and coach Scott Schmiedeberg. Front row, from left, Ben Sletto, Thomas Schmiedeberg and Caden Heinert. Not pictured Carson Kidd. Submitted photo

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