The Bountiful Braves fifth grade basketball team won their AAU Division II State Championship on Tuesday, April 26, beating the Draper Speed 28-17. Henry Smith led Bountiful with 15 points, 16 rebounds and 14 blocks in the championship game and averaged a triple-double through the entire tournament. Garret Tietjen was Bountiful’s second-leading scorer and William Smith led the team in assists.
The championship win was the second AAU-sanctioned victory for Bountiful this season, which are coached by Jordan and John Maxwell.
Their recent success earned them an invitation to the AAU National Championships in Florida.
Pictured above are (in no specific order): Top Row: John Maxwell, Garret Tietjen, Mitchell Gulbransen, Henry Smith, Alex Eyring, Ben Brown, Jordan Maxwell.
Bottom Row: Zach Eyring, William Smith, Jacob Bennett, Jordan Walton and Jono Larsen.