MOUNT HOPE —
The Mount Hope Youth Basketball League crowned 2013 champions recently.
In the Grades 1-2 championship, the Leopards used a 12-7 run in the middle two quarters to beat the No. 1 seeded Bears 20-15 to win the championship.
The Panthers built up a 12-point lead in the third quarter and held off a strong comeback from the Bulldogs to win the Grades 3-4 title 24-23.
In Grades 5-6, the Ponies held the Wildcats scoreless in the second half to cruise to a 27-9 victory.
The Sharks trailed early, 7-4, but beat the Cobras 28-12 for the Grades 7-8.
The league is affiliated with the Mount Hope United Methodist Church. For more, visit Mount Hope Youth Basketball League on Facebook.