WAKE FOREST — The Wake County Basketball Association’s 10th and 11th grade Blue teams traveled to Orlando, Fla. to compete in the AAU D1 national basketball championships July 22-29.
Both teams returned with overall 6-3 winning tournament records.
The WCBA 10th grade Blue reached the national championship game of the Classic bracket before falling to Richmond Metro Gold.
During their run up to the final game, they beat teams from Florida, New Jersey, West Virginia, North Carolina and Louisiana.
They also beat the ‘legendary’ Gauchos from New York City.
The WCBA 11th grade Blue reached the final four of the Classic Bracket.
In their final game, they beat the Coastal Crew Rebels from Georgia to earn a third place finish.
Their run to the final four included wins over teams from Florida, Ohio, Mississippi, Texas and Massachusetts.