The Van Alstyne Middle School seventh grade basketball team competed in the Van Alstyne Middle School Tournament at VAHS on Jan. 11 and came away with a second-place finish. The team topped Leonard, 42-24 and beat Pottsboro 44-35 to go to the championship game against Paris North Lamar. Unfortunately, the boys from Van Alstyne came up short, 37-27. Pictured, from left: Teo Orduna, Charlie McCullough, Ben Williams, Gage Proctor, Tyler Wilson, Brock Powers, Gavin Reno, Boone Bonnema and Tyler Sperry (not pictured, Kobe Hunter).