Triplicate Staff

Smith River School's Skylar Throop, left, Crescent Elk Middle School's Bailey Hartwick, right, and dozens of middle school-aged girls across Del Norte County competed in Del Norte County Unified School District basketball leagues this fall. For the eighth-graders, the season culminates in the Crescent City Jaycees Tournament, taking place Friday and Saturday at gyms across Del Norte County. Visit for detailed bracket information and game sites.