Courtesy Chris Jasculca

The eighth grade boys’ basketball team from Brooks Middle School bested six teams from the area to capture first place in the fourth annual Oak Park-River Forest Al Allen Village Tournament, which was held at Oak Park-River Forest High School. In addition to taking the top honor, Brooks also had three players—Eddie Gorens, Jimmie Hicks and Jared Scott—named to the all-tournament team.

The Brooks team was coached by Megan VerVynck and Lenard Robertson, and its roster included the following students:

Will Constable
Charles Donalson
Jon Druckmiller
Brendan Flowers
Jalen Floyd
Eddie Gorens
Jimmie Hicks
Kellen Love
Logan Metzgar
Stefan Palikuca
Miles Powers-Huang
Justin Quick
Jared Scott
Bennett Sullivan

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