Montevideo Area Special Olympics athletes competed in their state basketball tournament March 23-24 at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.
Montevideo's full-court team placed fourth in their division. Team members are Tim Binnebose, Jermain Carroll, Eric Krueger, Jesse Danielson, Paul Enstad, Cameron McPhail, Michael Rigge, Quintin Ohm and Joe Wanke.
The half-court team of Julie Maus, Melissa Keding, Kyle Swanson and Tom Schewe was runner-up in their division.
Winning first-place medals in individual skiils were Darcy Johnson and Doug Pierce. Plaing second was Hayley Swanson. Taking fourth place were Steve Brokke and Jody French. Alma Quenemoen was fifth, and Mary Gustafson and Marcus Jerve were sixth.
Coaches for the basketball program are Dale Mooney, Stacey Hoidal, Ron Binnebose, Pat Binnebose, Kerry Wanke, Vicky Wanke, Ken Swanson and Peggy Danielson.