Where else can you play basketball in the morning, snorkel, and swim with sea turtles that afternoon, and visit an active volcano the next day? At the Sports Authority World Youth Basketball Tournament in Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii — that's where!
This Holiday Invitational Tournament took place in Hawaii for High School and Youth Teams at all levels from around the world.
Garfield played and beat Hutchison (from Fairbanks, Alaska) in the final game of the World Youth Basketball Tournament.
Dee Lopez scored 15 of her 21 points in the second half Saturday, December 31 at Kekuaokalani Gymnasium, helping Garfield pull away for a 51-32 victory! Garfield, which led 22-21 at halftime, finished the five-day round-robin tournament 3-1.
Alexis Valles added eight points, and Elsie Mejia had seven.
Mimi Wood scored a team-high 12 points and Tricia Manning chipped in seven points for the Hutchison Hawks.
See our website photo album for more pictures.