Lanesboro eighth graders top basketball tournament

The Lanesboro eighth grade boys’ basketball team was champion of the Pacesetter Minnesota Invitational Tournament on Friday in Maple Grove.

The Burros defeated Perham 40-32 in the championship game. They reached the finals beating Red Lake 40-26 and Fillmore Central 41-28.

Team members were Parker Storhoff, John Prestemon, Hayden Lawstuen, Stephan Schultz, Logan Torgerson, Peyton Olson, Logan Wilder, Mason Howard and Will Harvey. Coach is Beth Storhoff.

Eight regional Pacesetter tournaments were held with over 650 school/community teams participating in grades four through nine. The region champions play in the Pacesetter state tournaments. The teams with only one loss in the regional play in the Minnesota Invitational Tournament.

Pacesetter Sports, based in Paynesville, conducts basketball and volleyball camps and tournaments in several states.