In February, Lutheran schools from all over the state competed in the annual Indiana Lutheran Schools Athletic Association’s State Basketball (ILSAA) tournament in Fort Wayne, IN. ILSAA is a non-profit organization that sponsors annual Christian based sports competitions for Indiana Lutheran middle schools. The tournament included 10 grade school boys teams and 12 grade school girls teams. Over the weekend of February 24-26, a total of 36 games were played at 5 area Lutheran schools including Concordia Elementary, Holy Cross Lutheran School, St. Peter’s Lutheran School, Wyneken Memorial Lutheran School, and Concordia Lutheran High School.
After an exciting weekend of basketball, state champions were crowned in the main gym at Concordia Lutheran High School. In the boys division, Immanuel, Seymour defeated Lutheran South Unity School, Fort Wayne to win the championship. In the girls division, St. John Sauers, Seymour defeated Emmanuel-St. Michael, Fort Wayne for the championship. Congratulations also goes out to the team sportsmanship winners: St. Paul’s, Bremen for the boys and Lutheran Central, Brownstown for the girls.