The 6th grade boys annual Endless Mountain Youth Basketball Tournament hosted by Elk Lake High School was held from March 1 - 2.
Eight teams participated in the event including Lackawanna Trail, Blue Ridge, Choconut, Elk Lake, Susquehanna, Forest City, Mountain View, and Tunkhannock.
With teams playing a double elimination bracket, number one-seed Lackawanna Trail won Saturday’s games against Susquehanna 50-20 and Choconut 42-10.
On Sunday, they continued their streak in the winner’s bracket upsetting Forest City 46-30. Highlights in that game included Nico Berrios with nine points and Josh Rzucidlo with 20.
As Forest City fought their way right back, it all came down that afternoon to the two final teams, Forest City and Lackawanna Trail in the championship round. The Lions claimed the tournament championship, 54-22. Highlights included Alec Jones with 12 points and Rzucidlo with 19.
Trail’s 6th grade team took the tourney’s title last year as well. The Lions also hold the championship title for the league during the regular season this year, making an undefeated record of 18-0. The last time Trail held an undefeated record in the league was in 2003 with their 5th grade team.