The New Jersey Soldiers 14U boys basketball team won the championship at the Premier 1 Events Beach Blast last weekend. Pictured are (from left) Kevin Castro, Michael McGee, Brian Bravo, Dom Troiano, Amir Jones, Dylan Delvecchiop, Ben Harris, Ernie Troiano, coach Keith Palek.
Two AAU boys basketball teams from Cape May County won championships at a local tournament over the weekend.
The 14U and 12U teams from the New Jersey Soldiers, based out of Woodbine, each went unbeaten in three games in their respective pool play before winning championship games at the Beach Blast tournament hosted by Premier 1 Events. The event was held at various locations in the Wildwoods and Lower and Middle townships.
The 12U team beat another Cape May County team, the Bruins, in the championship game.
— Brian Cunniff
The New Jersey Soldiers 12U boys basketball team went unbeaten and won the championship at the Premier 1 Events Beach Blast last weekend. Pictured are (from left): back row – Anthony Edwardi, coach Mitch Plenn, Patrick Grimley, Oguer Nunez, Dino Christensen, Carter Mostecki, coach Joe Trombetta, coach George Dunner; front row – Noah Plenn, Charlie Dunner, Macky Bonner, Jacob Plenn, Anthony Trombetta, Timmy Travagline.