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5th Grade Basketball Team Takes First Place

1/24/19 – The Park District of Highland Park fifth grade basketball team took first place at the Maine East Shutout Tournament held January 19 – 20, 2019 in Park Ridge, Illinois. Members of the Park District fifth grade team include:  Asher Blitz, David Isaacson, Evan Mintzer, Jake Grossmann, Jarrod Cohen, Joey Moyer, Jonah Mazursky, Konner Sayer, Max Dubin, and Noah Fox.  The team is coached by Chris Gottschalk. 

      Eight teams competed in the Maine East Tournament including teams from Bartlett, Deerfield, Glen Ellyn, Mundelein, Libertyville, and Niles.  The Park District of Highland Park fifth grade basketball team record stands at 4-0.

     “We are incredibly proud of the win,” said Eric Golmon, Athletics Supervisor for the Park District of Highland Park.  “A victory like this illustrates the team’s hard work and dedication this season.”

       The Park District of Highland Park basketball league season runs from November – February.  For more information contact Eric Golmon at 847-579-3129.

Photo:  front row (left to right) Max Dubin, Evan Mintzer, Jarrod Cohen, Konner Sayer, Noah Fox.  Back row (left to right) Jake Grossman, Asher Blitz,  Jonah Mazursky, David Issacson, Joey Moyer and Coach Chris Gottschalk