Esko’s eighth-grade girls basketball travel team took first place at the Minnesota Youth Athletic Services 4A Grade State Basketball Championships held March 2-3 at White Bear Lake High School. Esko beat Northfield, Chaska, Chanhassen and Alexandria to claim first place in its 16-team division. They are the first Esko team to win a MYAS “A Team” Minnesota Grade State Championship. Team members are, front row (from left): Judy Wagemaker, Selena Shady, Karlie Kulas, McKenzie Holland and Mandi Dincau. Back row: Emily Rish, Arianna Murto, Ava Gonsorowski and Ellie Chicos. Submitted photo
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