Gladiators claim sixth-grade crown in L’Anse

The Marquette Gladiators sixth-grade boys basketball team took first place at the 17th annual L’Anse Hoops Havoc tournament Feb. 2-3. The squad, one of six Upper Peninsula teams in the Gladiators’ division, went undefeated in the tourney. Team members, in the front row from left, were Nathan Kauppila, Jake L’Huillier, Jackson Ostrowsky, Blake Henriksen and Brendan Kaski. Back row, Coach Ray O’Dea, Mekhi Grawey, Ethan Martysz, Garrett Zueger, Nick Vermaat and coach Tracy Henriksen. Not pictured is Ethan Gigot.