The Good Hope 8th grade boys basketball team is state champions. The Colonels won four games over the weekend to claim the title, capped off by a thrilling 33-31 win over Lee to win the championship.
On the way to the title, Good Hope defeated Ouachita Christian 42-21, previously unbeaten Armstrong Middle School 38-36, and East Ouachita 43-22.
“What a great group of young me,” Good Hope coach Jared Peters said. “They have battled through injuries this year and are finally healthy. One thing I have been most impressed with has been the ‘team’ mentality.”
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