The Davis Wildcats Black, a JV-age boys basketball team, took first last weekend at the May Madness Tournament in Rocklin.
Three 60-points games meant three wins for the Wildcats, as they downed the Red Raiders (60-33), the Tri-City Rockets (60-36) and then defeated E-Time Hoops (60-42) in the title game.
Davis was paced by strong three-game performances from Hayden Russell, with 33 points, 15 rebounds and 13 assists and Kevin Sorensen, with 32 points and 18 boards. In addition, Zach Zeyen had 24 points and 13 rebounds for the Wildcats, Brandon Davis tallied 24 points and Cory Sorensen scored 18 points to go with nine rebounds. Ben Beukelman (15 points, nine rebounds), Isaiah Kelley (13 and six) and Keenan Wade (10 and five) contributed for the locals.
The Davis Wildcats White, another JV-age boys team, also competed in May Madness and finished 1-2.
The Wildcats got off to a good start, beating Granite Bay, 43-39.
Davis then played well in Game 2, but it wasn’t enough as it fell to Lincoln 48-41.
In that contest, James Kilkenny led the scoring for the locals, with 13 points, and added four rebounds. Tyler Pace-Allen added nine points and grabbed five rebounds while Isaiah Kelley (five points), Zach Zeyen (five points), Harrison Allen-Sutter (10 rebounds), Daniel Bonetti (five boards) and Tommy Slabaugh all contributed for the Wildcats.
Davis dropped its final game, 62-47 to YBA.
The Davis Hoops Wildcats boys U13 White team went 2-1 at Rocklin High last weekend.
In its first matchup, Davis lost 43-40 to the Del Oro Jr Eagles. Gracie Aulakh’s 12 points and six rebounds paced the locals, while Ben Prussel added nine points and Will Bodendorfer contributed a number of steals and assists along with his six points.
The Wildcats bounced back in their second game with a 37-18 win over the Reno Ballers. Cole Skaggs (six rebounds), Conner Kinney (four boards) and Jack Gabbard (10 rebounds) each tallied six points for Davis and Brandon Vaughn added five points and four boards.
In their final game, the Wildcats beat the El Dorado Hills Trojans, 51-26. Prussel was the locals’ leading scorer with 12 points, while Scott Dunn tallied six rebounds. Spencer Ault contributed six points for Davis and Kyle Katzenmeyer keyed the defense with three steals.