2020 Warhawks Basketball Team took second in the Blackfoot Valley League after Helmville won the Championship game by 13 points, 26-39. Jalen Kauffman, Cadence Mauldin, Aubrey Matthew, Lilly Boyd and Darby Gleason were selected to play in the Cliff Nelson Memorial All-Star Game Feb. 5. Pictured back row (L-R): Coach Chris Auchenbach, Olivia Mitchell, Darby Gleason, Cadence Mauldin, Matthew Cardenas, Jalen Kauffman, Nakira Morgan, Lilly Boyd and Coach Katie Gleason. Middle (L-R): Aubrey Matthew, Rilyn Richardson, Angela Ream, Laciey Auchenbach, Cameron Hadley and Tyler Brady. Front (L-R): Ethan Kennedy, Kris Anderson, Noah Morgan, Levi Boyd, NiKylie Vance, Camden Gleason and Evan Ledford. Photo provided.
SWAN VALLEY – Swan Valley Elementary Warhawks closed out their season second in the Blackfoot Valley League with their only losses of the season from Helmville. Head Coach Chris Auchenbach is proud of his players and all the team has accomplished, including the little things like achieving a new skill and their first basket in a game.
This year the Swan Valley Warhawks had 20 players, third through eighth grade.
Auchenbach and Assistant Coach Katie Gleason's goals for the season: learn the basics of the game – rules, form and positioning; enjoy playing; and push players harder than the...