December 19: Area Roundup
December 19, 2012 4:56PM
Updated: January 21, 2013 3:58PM
City of Lights Tournament
The championship games of the Aurora City of Lights Boys Basketball Tournament were played at the Prisco Community Center on Dec. 13.
In the eighth grade championship, Jewel defeated Waldo 25-22. Dustin Hartkopp scored 12 points to lead the winners. Teammate Caleb Siler added eight points. For Waldo, Tyree Weathersby scored 12 points.
Jewel team members are Taurus Pryor, Davion Cross, Chris Patrick, Kyle Nilo, Caleb Siler, Ulysses Martinez, Dustin Hartkopp, DaQuan Cross, Archer Griffin, Hunter Voss and Juan Nunez.
In the third place game, Cowherd defeated Herget 31-26. Maurice Nichols had a game-high 16 points for Cowherd. Connor Palmby scored 13 points for Herget.
Jefferson defeated St. Rita 44-30 in the seventh grade championship. Damien Virgen led the winners with a game-high 20 points. Durell Williams added 11 points. For St. Rita, Zach Smith scored 14 points.
Jefferson team members are Eric Flint, Robert Quintana, Latrell Slater, Durell Williams, Eh Moo, Ladarius Parker, DeShawn Guy, Teddy Hernandez, Pablo Gaytan, Damien Virgen and Miguel Ortiz.
In the third place game, Cowherd beat Herget 40-36. Derrick Harden scored 14 points and Randye Brown 12 points in the win. Cameron Donatlan had a game-high 18 points for Herget.