The Windsor Parks, Recreation & Culture Department hosted the annual Denver Nuggets Basketball Skills Challenge on Saturday, Jan.19, at the Community Recreation Center, 250 N. 11th St. Nearly 120 area youth participated in the event, eight of which earned first-place honors and advance to the sectional round scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 10, in Fort Collins.
Boy's DivisionJayden Rodriguez of Windsor, 6-7 age groupJackson Steenburgen of Windsor, 8-9 age groupShane Gerdes of Windsor, 10-11 age groupKyle Baldwin of Windsor, 12-13 age group
Girl's DivisionOlivia Hernandez of Windsor, 6-7 age group Neeve Henry of Windsor, 8-9 age groupLily Wale of Windsor, 10-11 age groupBentley Steyaert of Windsor, 12-13 age group
Winners of the sectional round compete at the state competition in conjunction with the Nuggets game on Saturday, March 16.
The Denver Nuggets Basketball Skills Challenge is a basketball competition that allows youth to showcase their talents in dribbling, passing and shooting. The Skills Challenge sponsored by Conoco is a program of the Colorado Parks & Recreation Association and the Denver Nuggets.
Image: After Saturday’s local Denver Nuggets Basketball Skills Challenge, eight area youth placed first in their respective age groups and advance to the sectional round in Fort Collins on February 10 including Bentley Steyaert, 12-13 Girls; Kyle Baldwin, 12-13 Boys; Shane Gerdes, 10-11 Boys; Lily Wale, 10-11 Girls; Neeve Henery, 8-9 Girls; Jackson Steenbrugen 8-9 Boys; Jayden Rodriguez, 6-7 Boys; and Olivia Hernandez, 6-7 Girls.