DPS Middle School Girls’ Basketball Jamboree champions: Bates, Wilkins, Hutchinson, Bethune, Parker

The future of Detroit Public School League girls’ basketball shined brightly Saturday at King High School where family, friends and fans turned out for the 2011 DPS Middle School Girls’ Basketball Jamboree.

Cheered on by the enthusiastic crowd, five exciting championship games culminated a six-week schedule of Saturdays that involved more than 400 participants. From a field of 44 teams, the top teams from each regular-season site met in the finals. The championship game results: Bates 47, Marcus Garvey 28; Wilkins 24,Golightly 23; Hutchinson 43, Dixon 39; Bethune 28, Brenda Scott 24; Parker 41, Trix 20.

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