Chieftain 4th-grade basketball sees success


Submitted by Bill Tipple

The Bellefontaine boys and girls 4th-grade basketball teams saw success over the weekend.

The Chieftain boys won 1st place in the 2023 Triad Classic Gold Division Bracket.

Bellefontaine handled longtime rival Urbana 30-15 in the championship game.

Team members include Parker Artis, Tovan Benton, Jack Fissel, Jax Fleming, Braylon Lyburtus, Caleb Palmer, Camden Vollrath, and Zieler Whetsel.

The Lady Chiefs won the Triad Classic Silver Bracket on Sunday.

Bellefontaine defeated West Liberty-Salem and Triad to bring home the hardware.

Team members include Mia Regula, Charley Frazier, Braelynn Neer, Alivia Rogan, Joelle Eaton, Leah Harvey, Jessa Varner, Myra Varner, and Aury Rumer.