Chattanooga AAU Team Wins Division I State Championship

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
From left to right. Robin Lewis (coach) Andrew Little (coach) Kathaleen Alomar (Walker Valley), Aryn Sanders (Signal Mtn), Megan Lewis (Silverdale) Sydney Shutters (GPS) Kaleigh Clemons (Baylor) Shawnia Anderson (Cleveland) Jada Hubbard (Heritage) Aizha Little (CSAS)  Maddie Wright (Boyd-Buchanon)
From left to right. Robin Lewis (coach) Andrew Little (coach) Kathaleen Alomar (Walker Valley), Aryn Sanders (Signal Mtn), Megan Lewis (Silverdale) Sydney Shutters (GPS) Kaleigh Clemons (Baylor) Shawnia Anderson (Cleveland) Jada Hubbard (Heritage) Aizha Little (CSAS) Maddie Wright (Boyd-Buchanon)

The Tennessee Extreme Chattanooga Freshman Standouts won the 2013 Division 1 AAU state championship this past weekend. 

After losing the first game, they rallied to win four straight games including a dominant performance in the championship game winning 63-33 

Girls on the team include;  Kathaleen Alomar (Walker Valley), Aryn Sanders (Signal Mtn), Megan Lewis (Ailverdale) Sydney Shutters (GPS) Kaleigh Clemons (Baylor) Shawnia Anderson (Cleveland) Jada Hubbard (Heritage) Aizha Little (CSAS)  Maddie Wright (Boyd-Buchanon)

The team is coached by Robin Lewis and Andrew Little.


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