Avery holds on to beat Mark Twain to capture 7th grade championship at AMA tourney

The Avery Middle School seventh grade girls’ basketball team held off a late comeback bid by Mark Twain to capture the championship in the 47th annual AMA Girls’ Basketball Tournament in the seventh-grade division on Wednesday afternoon in Angels Camp.

Avery played outstanding defense in the opening quarter and didn’t allow Mark Twain to score a point. Heading into the second quarter, Avery had a 7-0 lead. Mark Twain finally put points on the board in the second quarter and outscored Avery 6-5 heading into halftime, but Avery had a 12-6 advantage.

Avery holds on to beat Mark Twain to capture 7th grade championship at AMA tourney
Avery holds on to beat Mark Twain to capture 7th grade championship at AMA tourney
Avery holds on to beat Mark Twain to capture 7th grade championship at AMA tourney
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