Special Olympians place first, third at basketball invitational

MANISTEE COUNTY —Athletes from the Special Olympics Area 24 attended a basketball invitational at Mesick hosted by Area 32 on Jan. 27. There were eight areas represented. Area 24 Black finished first in their respective division, and Area 24 Green finished third in their respective division.

Area 24 Green (front row left to right) Mike Witkowski, Jim Treml and Guadalupe Covarrubias; (second row left to right) head coach Grant Griswold, Logan Grabowski, Alfred Finner, Cary Dodson, Dakota Wallagher, Justin VanDrie and assistant coach Bob Grabowski; (last Row left to right) Brandon Kelly, Carl Myers, Jordan James, Paul Lefler and assistant Coach-Greg VanDrie. Absent from photo-Brandon Stringfellow. (Courtesy Photo)

Area 24 Green (front row left to right) Mike Witkowski, Jim Treml and Guadalupe Covarrubias; (second row left to right) head coach Grant Griswold, Logan Grabowski, Alfred Finner, Cary Dodson, Dakota Wallagher, Justin VanDrie and assistant coach Bob Grabowski; (last Row left to right) Brandon Kelly, Carl Myers, Jordan James, Paul Lefler and assistant Coach-Greg VanDrie. Absent from photo-Brandon Stringfellow. (Courtesy Photo)

 

Area 24 Black (front row left to right): Emma Tyndall, Katie Shilander, Aja Shilander and Cristofer Lopez; (second row left to right) Danny Yennior, Thomas Wisur, Rolando Dila, Bailee Gerych, Erik Boerema and head coach-Duane Tyndall; and (last row left to right) assistant coach-Cliff Shilander, Douglas McLaughlan, Bradley Beurmann, Ryan Hobart, Joey Tyndall and Tom Hall. Absent from photo is Hadley Payne. (Courtesy Photo)

Area 24 Black (front row left to right): Emma Tyndall, Katie Shilander, Aja Shilander and Cristofer Lopez; (second row left to right) Danny Yennior, Thomas Wisur, Rolando Dila, Bailee Gerych, Erik Boerema and head coach-Duane Tyndall; and (last row left to right) assistant coach-Cliff Shilander, Douglas McLaughlan, Bradley Beurmann, Ryan Hobart, Joey Tyndall and Tom Hall. Absent from photo is Hadley Payne. (Courtesy Photo)

 

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