The Tropics celebrate moments after pulling out a narrow win over the Purple Mambas in the 14- to 16-year old championship game.
The Del Norte Recreation Department held the Teen League Basketball finals in the main gym at Del Norte High School on Wednesday. In the 14- to16-year-old’s division, Western Valley Insurance Tropics beat Rob’s Barbershop Purple Mambas in a close 54-51 championship bout. In the 16-to 18-year-old’s division, F/V Patricia bested Bob’s Ballers 61-54.
At left: Brandon Weiser pulls up for a shot in from of Lyndon Yang, center, and Niano Santos, right.