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Burdett Gym 12-under basketball team wins State Championship
Burdett Gym 12-under basketball team wins State Championship

College Park --  The Burdett Gym 12-Under Basketball Team took the 12-U Georgia Recreation and Parks Association State Championship this past weekend with a winning score of 62- 41.

The boys played in two leagues and played more than 20 games during the season to advance to the state championship held on Saturday, March 3, 2012 in Griffin, Georgia at Griffin High School.

The winning team members are: Sean Nelson, Ross Andrews, Marcus Reid Jr., Jalil Balli-Nuriddin, Jordan Farmer, Jeffery Taylor, Jamonne Williams, Jay Johnson, Georgia Haynes and Jabril Asson.  The team’s Head Coach is Mr. Bryant Conner.

Fulton County’s Parks and Recreation program produced several other winning teams that advanced to state competitions held in Savannah, Griffin and in College Park, Georgia.

This year a total of eight teams both girls and boys advanced to the GRPA State tournament representing approximately 1,200 kids in the entire Fulton County Parks and Recreation program.