Dream Team takes state

Wednesday, May 29, 2002

The Northeast Arkansas "Dream Team" (age 11 and under) recently captured the Basketball Congress International (BCI) overall state championship held in Jonesboro.

The NEA Dream Team defeated the Little Rock Cardinals 45 to 23.

Two members of the team are from Leachville, Matt Smith and Kelly Ammons.

Matt Smith led all scorers in the championship game with 18 points while 5'11" center, Jonah Calamese added 15. Kelly Ammons set the defensive tempo and scored seven points. Matt Smith, Jonah Calamese and Kelly Ammons were named to the "All Tournament" team.

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