Four champs crowned in 16th annual Shamrock Shootout

Published Jun 11, 2018 at 4:10pm

The Rome Lady Rebels hosted the 16th annual Shamrock Shootout at Rome Free Academy over the weekend, with champions crowned in four divisions.  

• In the 11th-grade division, Mohawk Valley Elite went 3-1, including a final 56-56 victory on Sunday over the Broome County Bolts.  Rome Select went 2-2 in division.

• In the 10th-grade division, the Lady Sizzlers of Newark Valley went 4-0 and clinched the division with a 57-44 win over the Utica Lady Knicks. Their other wins came against Mount Markham, Seneca Falls and Utica Lady Knicks.

• In the grades 9-10 division, the Utica Lady Knicks went 3-1 and defeated the Rome Lady Rebels in the final, 42-26. The Rebels finished at 2-2.  Other wins for the Knicks were over a pair of teams from the Catskills.

• In the seventh-grade division, a team from the Catskills went 4-0, with wins over the Rome Lady Rebels, Utica Lady Knicks and twice over New Hartford Lady Spartans. The champs defeated New Hartford 39-24 victory in the final. The Rome Lady Rebels went 2-2 in the division.

Sixteen teams were entered in the tournament, and the winning teams received gifts.