• ZACK LEE/Staff The 8U Lady Warriors’ Jaci Purdy, No. 5, steals the ball from the Lady Jackets’ Handley James, No. 3, during their game Thursday night.
  • ZACK LEE/Staff The 8U Lady Warriors’ Makayla Moss, No. 3, prepares to shoot while guarded by the Lady Jackets’ Lilly Dixon, No. 1.
  • ZACK LEE/Staff The 8U Lady Jackets’ Handley James, No. 3, tries to get away from the Lady Warriors’ Jaci Purdy, No. 5, while teammate Braya Holden, No. 2, gets open for a pass.
  • ZACK LEE/Staff The 8U Warriors’ Sutton Porter, No. 3, shoots a layup while being chased by the Dawgs’ Davion Golden, No. 1, Paris Wilbanks, No. 4, Eli Maye, No. 2, and teammate Ashton Picciotti, No. 4.
  • ZACK LEE/Staff The 10U Warriors’ Micah Huff, No. 23, tries to get around the Dawgs’ Eli Maye, No. 2, while teammate Sutton Porter, No. 3, stays open for a pass.
  • ZACK LEE/Staff Habersham County Parks and Recreation Department basketball referee Anthony King throws the ball to the 10U Warriors’ Sutton Porter, No. 3, for a free-throw attempt.

HABERSHAM COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION CHRISTMAS TOURNAMENT CONCLUDES

The Habersham County Parks and Recreation Department Christmas Basketball Tournament concluded Thursday with seven championship games. The championship winning teams were the Lady Warriors (8U girls), Spartans (8U boys), Lady Dawgs (10U girls), Warriors (10U boys), Lady Bulldogs (12U girls), Jayhawks (12U boys) and Tar Heels (15U boys). Shown, left photo, is the 10U Warriors’ Macade Huff, No. 35, shooting a free throw while teammates Ashton Picciotti, No. 4, and Sutton Porter, No. 3, watch. Shown, right, is the 8U Lady Jackets’ Handley James, No. 3, as she tries to keep the ball away from the Lady Warriors’ Makayla Moss, No. 3, and Finlee Ridlehoover, No. 12.

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