Swish for a Wish

The annual Wish Week basketball tournament, Feb. 25.

by Matt Bowman, Reporter


Grant Wischer ’20 drives towards the basket during his team’s second game. Wischer’s team lost the second game, which sent the other senior team they were playing to the championship.
The junior section looks on as one of their class teams plays. “I wasn’t really rooting for everyone specifically but the atmosphere was really good and fun,” Tyler Epp ’21 said. “Everyone played really hard,” Epp said.


Referee Brandon Hommel hands the ball to Tyler Petersen ’22 the ball to pass it back in after it went out of bounds. Hommel refereed every game, along with social studies teacher Aaron Paul (not shown).


Coaches Matt Mejia ’20 (left) and Sage Wheeler ’20 (right) look on as their team plays. “It felt great (to win the first game), the guys did a wonderful job, I’m lucky to be their coach, there was aggressive defense but they got through it,” Wheeler said. Their team went on to play in the championship, where they lost to the junior team.


Devin Morris ’22 guards Alec Mikolajczak ’21 while he celebrates his team scoring a three-pointer. Mikolajczaks’ team went on to win the championship game against the senior team.