Tri-Star Basketball

Event details

  • February 25, 2018
  • 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Menomonee Falls High School gymnasiums W142 N8101 Merrimac Dr Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

This year, we had 67 participants, both girls and boys from ages 6 to 13, in the annual Tri-Star Basketball event on Sunday, February 26, 2017. Each participant was evaluated individually within his or her age and gender group. The children competed in three skills that included; passing, dribbling, and shooting.There were winners across five different schools in our community. Those winners will be moving on to the regional contest on Saturday April 29th.

The contest ran in conjunction with the Dodgeball Tournament at the Menomonee Falls High School gymnasiums.

 

Tri-Star Basketball Chair: Bob Wenzel

2016 Photos by Don Gorzek

Bob Wenzel, “Tri-Star Basketball Contest” Chairperson describes the course layout for early arriving contestants.

Nine-year-old J.T. Vespalec ran the elapse timed-prescribed course dribbling skill challenge.

Nine-year-old J.T. Vespalec ran the elapse timed-prescribed course dribbling skill challenge.

Emmy Bussler, 8, completes in the free throw shooting skill, while her dad Bill watches over her six shots.

Emmy Bussler, 8, completes in the free throw shooting skill, while her dad Bill watches over her six shots.

The contestants were evaluated on direct and bounce passes. Delaney Dwyer, 8, showed off her talents.

The contestants were evaluated on direct and bounce passes. Delaney Dwyer, 8, showed off her talents.

Optimist Rose Schwartz tallies results for all of contestants after they complete the basketball skill challenges.