Pictured is the Valmeyer Junior High School eighth grade boys basketball team, the Republic-Times Team of the Week. Back row, from left, are coaches Greg Reinhardt and Mike McCarthy, Andrew Whipple, Michael Chism, Trent Larsen, Kory Johnson, Vaughn Larsen, Drake Hicks, Owen Miller and coaches Jason Chism and Bruce Whipple; front row, Carson Sensel, Tyler Kempfer, Cory Peterson, Riley McCarthy, Gavin Kohnz, Cole Juelfs, Philip Reinhardt, Logan Seidler and Adrian Crossin. (submitted photo)
The Valmeyer junior high boys basketball team is this week’s Republic-Times Team of the Week.
The Pirates are state bound after winning their regional basketball championship last Thursday night, defeating Chester, 38-35.
The team will travel to Rend Lake College Friday to play in the State Tournament. Game time is 4:45 p.m.