Destin Youth Basketball tips off season
The city of Destin Youth Basketball League tipped off its season with 36 teams participating in a weekend long event at the Destin Community Center.
Here’s a look at some of the results in the various age groups.
Jayden Hall’s 5 points, along with Jax O’Dell and Nik Baturynwith 2 apiece proved too much for Bote as the McGovern/O’Dell & Associates team came away with the win by a score of 9-6. Drew Tedder with 4 and Lilly Tedder with 2 points were the lone scorers for Bote as defense was the theme of the day.
Bubba Gump and Frankfurt Law battled to the very end for a 19-19 tie. This high-scoring game came down to the last shot, but tough defense would not let either team pull away in the end. Henry Frankfurt led Frankfurt Law with 8 points. He was assisted by Jackson Hohn with 4 and Joseph Cope with 3 points. Bubba Gump had Nash Fosdyck pouring in 8 while Thatcher Sommerville chipped in 5 points and Nolan Holstein had 4 points.
Bubba Gump came away with a 22-10 victory over Kidz4Kidz. Ethan Thomas had 9 points while Anthony Kirby and Harper Warren did their part for the victors with 5 points each. James Espy had 6 and Jack Harrell tossed in 4 for Kidz4Kidez.
ALP Lawn and Landscaping turned on the scoring with a 28-11 victory over Payne Chiropractic with Zai’s Shawn Brown scorching the nets with 13 points. King Clemons added 6 in the winning cause. Payne had an even distribution of scoring load with Michael Mims scoring 4 points followed by Jayden Rigsby and Kane Terry leading the way with 2 points each.
Frankfurt Law continued their winning ways with a 17-15 victory over Wild Willy’s. Lucas Harrington had 9 points for the winning team, followed by Logan Smith with 5 and Lucille Frankfurt with 2 points. Wild Willy’s was led by Bentlee Bailey 10 points. Coloton Romeo and Parker Bloom played tight defense and chipped in with 2 points each.
Defense was the theme as Fudpucker's defeated Wood and Associates, PA 12-6. The scoring load was shared by Ethan Holstein and Javarious Snipes who scored 4 points each for the victors. Wood & Associates was led by Carter Dallman who had 4 points.
N. W. Florida Fair poured in 18 points as they pulled away from Happyfeet.net, who scored 5 points. Happyfeet.net had Eli Scharf and Anthony Hearn with 2 points each, while Florida Fair’s shared the scoring load with Caden Job with 6 followed by Brody Harrell, Griffin Cann and Tristan Cooper all scoring 4 points.
Signchick Signs proved too strong for Seaside Spine as they prevailed 20-10. The scoring was evenly spread out with Addison Taylor and Brandon and Christian Harnish scoring 4 points each. Liam McNeil and Jacob Castle chipped in with 3 points each. Seaside Spine was led by Hunter Barber’s 6 points. Brady Kelly and Noah Llanos each had 2 points.
Fudpucker’s was edged out by Goodyear Wingfoot 22-21. It was a tight game throughout, with Baylon Knox leading Goodyear with 8 points. James Boykin chipped in with 6 points in the winning cause. Garrett Jacobs was high scorer for Fuds while Noah Mason added 5 points.
In another nail biter, Wood & Associates edged out Golf Garden 26-20. Kace Gould had 10 to lead Wood & Associates, while Noah Lynch pumped in 8 points. Golf Garden was led by Robert Pankratz with 10 points followed by 8 from Eisley Ingram.
Donut Hole whipped Coastal Cruisers 31-5. Wyatt Wainwright led Donut Hole with 13 points. Aiden Mohr scored 8, while Kadon Chapman and Zachary Clark each chipped in 4. Erik Scott added 2 points. Brick Larabee scored all 5 point for Cruisers.
The steady leadership of Zeke Oswald led Bubba Gump to a 29-17 victory over Gameday Pizza. In addition to his 12 points, Zeke played tenacious defense on the opponents point guard. Hudson Cook came to play with 8 points of his own. Ian Thomas had 6 points including a 3 pointer for the runner ups. Campbell DeBra had 4 and Michael Coppola had 3 points for Gameday.
Executive Air poured it on to post a 35-12 win over Blanken Management. Braxton Taylor led Blanken Management with 6 points, while Jaxson Steffen put in 4 points. Ian Mollihan and Trey Rahilly shared the scoring honors for Executive Air with 10 points each. Chris Garland added 7 in the winning effort.