Team 2014-2015 are 2020 Kimball Basketball Alumni Champs!
The 19th Annual Kimball Basketball Alumni Tournament took place on Feb. 1 in the high school gymnasiums. Eight teams competed in the one-day tournament.
Team 2014-2015 defeated Team 2006-2007 on a field goal by Cameron Hunt with one second left to give his squad the 42-41 victory. Just eight seconds before Cameron's game-winning shot, Adam Magnuson connected on a rare four-point play to give the 2006-2007 team a brief 41-40 lead in the wild finish of the championship game.
The 2017-2019 team finished in third place.
Jeremy Kuechle took home the annual 3-point shooting contest top honors, defeating Will Spaulding in the final round. The other 3-point shooting finalists were: Jaxon Marquardt, Andy Dingmann, and Brooks Marquardt.
The event was co-hosted by the Kimball Express Baseball team and the Kimball High School Boys Basketball Team. "We would like to thank all those who volunteered to help work and referee the event," stated Jeremy Kuechle.
Sponsors for the event included: Elite Underground (Eli Mackereth), SOB Bar and Grill (Matt Knaus), The Body Shed (Donita Knaus), BlueStem Wealth Partners, and Ameriprise Financial (Scott Marquardt).
2020 Championship picture (L-R): Will Spaulding, Troy Filzen, Joe Von Wahlde, Jarred Merchant, Mitchell Klein, Brady Faber, Mathias Hennen, and Cameron Hunt.