Youth basketball teams compete

The Scripps Ranch Falcons eighth grade travel team (right to left) Coach Ron Jordan, Bera Keskin, Coach Steve Saccento, Aaden Lum, Nassim Tani, Ankrit Verma, Zach Jordan, Charlie Barajas, Chase Deniz, Deren Erdem, Chaz Saccento, Zach Lau, Coach Mustafa Keskin. (courtesy photo)

Youth basketball teams compete

Scripps Ranch Falcons competitive youth basketball teams brought it all home! 

The Scripps Ranch Falcons had two teams at the San Diego SOL eighth grade Spring League: one team in San Diego SOL seventh grade, and one team in the Thrive Eighth Grade League. Both teams won their divisions.

The Scripps Ranch Falcons eighth grade travel team played in one of the challenging playoff series at Thrive league. Initially, the team was ranked as the fifth team after group games and played against the fourth team, which was Team Get Better in the quarterfinal game. The semifinal game was against the top team in the division, which was Warriors Elite. As expected, it was very close during the whole game, and the Scripps Ranch Falcons got the win by only one point. In the final matchup, they played against the Piranhas. The Falcons played hard and won it all.