Lehighton 5th-6th graders win basketball Tournament
The Lehighton 5th and 6th grade boys all star basketball team recently won the Minersville tournament held at Minersville High School. Lehighton finished the tournament undefeated with a record of 5-0. They defeated Schuylkill Haven, Line Mountain, Northern Lebanon and Mahanoy Area to reach the title game, and then won the tournament with a victory over Minersville. The championship caps an outstanding postseason for Lehighton which won all three tournaments it entered, compiling a 14-1 record in the process. Team members include, front, from left, Xavier Gross, August Hertweck, Keyden Ahner, Cole Dietz, Jesse Waksmunski and John Light. Back, Bryce Miller, Coach JD Light, Coach J.C. Dietz, Blake Roberts and Jayse Lawrence. Jaxson Strauss is also on the team and Steve Strauss is a coach.