Logan County Dynamite seventh-grade team.
First row (left
to right): Hailie Williams and Katlyn Helton. Second row:
Madi Guy, Megan Josef, Lexie Groves, Caitlyn Sutton, and
Kaylyn Hoffert. Third row: coaches Rich Josef and Robert
Hoffert. Not pictured: coach Jamie Anderson, Hannah Cameron
and Katlyn Steffens. (Click on picture for larger image.)
Logan County Dynamite at nationals
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[July 27, 2011]
BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL -- The
seventh- and eighth-grade Logan County Dynamite teams were in action
Thursday through Sunday at the AYBT national tournament.
The first three days of the tournament consisted of round robin play
and a 3-point contest. Representing the Logan County teams during
the 3-point contest were Lexie Groves for the seventh-graders and
Natalie Oltmanns for the eighth-graders.
The eighth-grade team
went 3-3 during the round robin. They beat the Junior Illini 37-27,
Blue Streaks 29-26 and the Limestone Lightning 45-26. They lost to
Predators Crum 48-27, Champaign Heat 26-18 and the Jems 32-16. The
top three scorers for the eighth-grade squad were Natalie Oltmanns
with 54 points, Gracie Walters with 33 points and Lexi Tibbs with 20
The seventh-grade team went 0-6 during the round robin. They lost
to the Jacksonville Thunder 23-21, Future Starz 23-20, Central A & M
20-8, North Stars Orange 30-18, the Jems-Sapphires 36-13 and Athens
31-21. The top three scorers were Lexie Groves with 27 points,
Kaylyn Hoffert with 21 points and Hailie Williams with 21 points.
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The tournament ended on Sunday with a single-elimination
tournament. The seventh-grade squad lost to Future Starz 26-19.
Lexie Groves scored nine points, Hannah Cameron scored four, and
Madi Guy and Kaylyn Hoffert each scored three points.
The eighth-grade grade squad lost to the Blue Streaks 33-26.
Natalie Oltmanns scored eight points, and Lexi Tibbs scored six
points. Alec Hayes and Kristen Engelhardt each scored four
points, while Gracie Walters and Megan Jackson each scored a
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