|Flames basketball team. Submitted photo.|
Several boys from area Lutheran schools in Mayer, Howard Lake, Glencoe, and Wayzata competed in Minnesota Youth Athletic Services tournaments this spring. Known as the Christian Boys Basketball/New Germany Fire Department Flames, the team compiled a record of 8-8 in five tournaments, going 6-1 against Division III teams and 2-7 in Division II competition. They placed first in one tournament at Irondale May 14-15 and second in two others. Team members are: front - Matt McKevitt, Ben Quiram, Chris Zander, Zach Thole, Coach Chris Thole; back - Brady Malberg, Shane Ehrke, Mason Ahlbrecht, Rhett Kovar, and Sterling Sibley.