Ferndale Girls Basketball Association state tournament results

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FGBA 4th grade team members pose after winning the AAU State Championship (March 18, 2018). Photo courtesy of Patrice Valentine

According to Ferndale Girls Basketball Association Director John Cruikshank, “Overall, this is the best total program showing Ferndale has had at the state event.”

Several teams and their families traveled to Spokane over the weekend after earning a place in the 5th annual Washington Middle School Basketball Championship (grades 4th through 8th).

The 4th grade team won the gold division after beating Skyline 27-16 in the final and going undefeated. 4th grade player parent John Wirts noted, “Head coach Angela Jensen needs recognized also. She was one great coach.”

The 6th grade team took 5th place in the tournament after losing only 1 game. The 7th grade team earned 3rd place in their gold division and the 8th grade team earned 5rd place in their gold division.