Friday, July 3, 2009

WRHS Player On All-Star Basketball Squad

Courtesy photo Wood River High School’s Kaitana Martinez was a key member of the Idaho Flash Freedom All-Star girls’ basketball team of incoming sophomores out of the Boise area. The team earned an impressive third place at the 16-team “End of the Trail” tournament in Oregon City, Ore., on June 27. They beat Newberg, Sacramento, and Oregon City for the honors. Four-sport Wood River athlete Martinez was named to the All- Tournament Team in addition to Vallivue’s Hannah Byerly. The team heads to Seattle July 9-13 for the MSNM Nationals. Kaitana has been invited to play up with the elite Junior-level Idaho Flash Spirit team for the MSNM Western Championships in late July at San Diego. Idaho Flash Freedom members are, from left, coach Stu Sells, Martinez, Miranda Majors (Centennial), Hannah Byerly (Vallivue), Emily Stickney (Centennial), Jordan Valentine (Vallivue), Launia Davis (Vallivue), Breanna Cram (Centennial). Kneeling is Holly Blades (Meridian).

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