The Annual WBDA Tournament is this Weekend
Saturday, February 18 and Sunday, February 19 will be the Annual WBDA “Clash of the Plains” Wayne Youth Basketball Tournament.
On Saturday, games start at 9:30 am. Boys and girls grades 4th through 6th will be playing Saturday with games at the Wayne Activity Center, Wayne City Auditorium, Wayne Elementary and Wayne High School.
On Sunday, games start at 11:00 for boys & girls 7th through 8th grades. Sunday games are at the Wayne Activity Center, Wayne Elementary and Wayne High School.
Come out and root for your team….if you are a Basketball Fan, Wayne is the place to be this Weekend!
Sunday, February 12th, the 4th grade WBDA boys played in the NEN Norfolk Tournament. The boys competed in Division III beating both the Humphrey Bulldogs and Columbus Rocks by double digits. The Wayne boys also played the Norfolk Jr. Panthers. The Norfolk/Wayne game was a tough battle throughout, but Wayne came up short in the end, losing 20-22. With the loss, Wayne finished the tournament with a 2nd place finish. Congratulations to the Players and Coaches on a Great Tournament! #wayneyouthbasketball
Saturday, Feb. 11, the 5th Grade WBDA Boys competed in the NEN Norfolk YMCA Basketball Tournament. The Division II bracket consisted of Wayne, Norfolk Catholic, Elkhorn Valley and Twin River. The Wayne boys won 2 of their 3 games beating Elkhorn Valley and Twin River, but fell to Norfolk Catholic. The boys finished the day in 2nd place. Congratulations to the players and coaches! #wayneyouthbasketball
On Sunday, Feb. 12, 5th Grade WBDA Girls competed in the Norfolk YMCA NEN Youth Basketball Tournament. The Division II bracket consisted of Wayne, Columbus Lady Vikes, Columbus Rocks and the NCYAC (Bassett) region team. Wayne won its first two games by double-digits against the Columbus Lady Vikes and Columbus Rocks, before falling to NCYAC in what amounted to the championship game. The Wayne 5th grade girls went 2-1 and finished in second place. This was Wayne’s first tournament of the season. #wayneyouthbasketball
Friday, February 3rd, WBDA Night at Wayne State was exciting for all who attended. At time outs, half times, and breaks in play, many WBDA players competed in games and competitions on the court.
In the Women’s game, WSC gained a 26-9 lead after the first quarter, but Bemidji came back in the second quarter narrowing the lead to 35-33 at half time. In the third quarter, Wayne State went on a 12-2 run and held off Bemidji for the win, 70-65.
In the Men’s game, it was exciting until the final buzzer. The WSC men were leading at half-time 29-16 but Bemidji fought back into the game and with 5.2 seconds left, WSC was leading 76-75. Bemidji was able to get a 25′ shot off at the buzzer to beat Wayne State 78-76.
Thanks to Wayne State College for making this night memorable for the WBDA Players!
Players, Parents, and Fans are invited to WBDA night at WSC! This Friday, February 3 the Wildcats take on Bemidji State with the Women’s basketball game starting at 6:00 followed by the Men’s game at 8:00.
All WBDA players are encouraged to attend the game because Wayne State College will be allowing FREE admission to all players who wear their WBDA shooting shirts. Also parents, it is Wayne Herald night at WSC. This week’s Wayne Herald has a coupon for one FREE game ticket.
A special thanks to Wayne State College and Athletic Director, Mike Powicki for making this a special event for WBDA players.
The 3rd & 4th grade WBDA girls team competed in the Laurel Basketball League this January. Their hard work in practice showed as they finished the league with 4 wins and 0 losses. Congratulations players and coaches! Now onto tournaments, Good Luck with the rest of your season!
WBDA Night at Wayne High was a Great Success. The Stands were Full, the Crowd was Loud and Both Blue Devil Teams Won!
In the Girl’s game we saw Wayne beat Hartington Cedar 71-58 and Kylie Hammer score her 1,000th point. Congratulations Kylie!
In the Boy’s game we were on the edge of our seats as Wayne won 51-46.
It was a Great Night of Basketball!
Thanks to Wayne High for making this night memorable for the WBDA Players!
Photos courtesy of Mikey C Productions
Saturday, January 21st the 3rd & 4th Grade WBDA Girls competed in a tournament in Crofton, NE. The team played 2 games in the tourney first beating Crofton 16-15. In the Championship game vs Hartington Cedar, Wayne played hard but fell short 24-6. It was a great first tournament for the girls. Congratulations Players and Coaches on your 2nd place finish! #wayneyouthbasketball
Saturday, January 21st the 7th Grade WBDA Girls competed in a tournament in Crofton, NE. The team played 3 games in the tourney first beating Sioux City West 21-17 and then Crofton’s 7th grade team 30-28. In the championship game Wayne played the Crofton 8th grade team. At the end of the 1st quarter the score was 11-14 but Crofton continued pressure and a strong inside game beating Wayne 53-23. Wayne finish with 2nd place in the tournament. Congratulations Players and Coaches! #wayneyouthbasketball