MN Pump N Run 16s Wins Jayhawk Invitational

Minnesota Pump N Run 16-and-under team defeated the St. Louis Eagles 59-58 to win the Jayhawk Invitational title game. St. Louis Eagles had beaten Minnesota Pump N Run 71-54 in pool play. The Pump N Run finished 7-1 this weekend.

Minnesota Pump N Run led by five points with a minute to go, but the Eagles rallied and took a 58-57 lead with 2.5 seconds left. Jonah Travis, a 6-foot-6 forward of Minneapolis De La Salle, was fouled with 1.5 seconds left and made both free throws to seal the victory.

Travis finished with 16 points, six rebounds and seven blocked shots. Alex Ritcher, a 6-foot-6 forward of Lakeville South, added 16 points. He was named the Invitational MVP. Ethan Petrill, a 6-foot-2 guard from Shakopee, made four three-pointers as he finished with twelve points.

Bradley Beal, a 6-foot-6 guard of St. Louis (MO) Chaminade, led the Eagles with 20 points and Shaq Boga, a 5-foot-10 guard from St. Louis (MO) McCleur, added 13 points

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