Highlights from the boys DODDS-Europe basketball tournament
Heidelberg defeats Ramstein, 43-40, for the Division I title at the DODDS-Europe tournament. Read the story.
Michael Abrams / S&SHeidelberg's Chris Frazier aims for a three-pointer in the Lion's 43-40 victory over Ramstein in the Division I boys basketball championship game at the DODDS-Europe finals in Mannheim, Germany, Friday night. Frazier was 6-for-9 from behind the three-point line and lead all scorers with 21 points.
Michael Abrams / S&SThe Heidelberg Lions celebrate their Division I boys basketball title.
Michael Abrams / S&SHeidelberg volunteer coach Claude Wesley and his players show who's number one. Wesley took over the Lions after coach Brad Shahan was suspended, and he guided them to eight straight season-ending victories and the title.
Michael Abrams / S&SSuspended Heidelberg head coach Brad Shahan congratulates his players from the balcony of the Benjamin Franklin Village Sports Arena amid cheering fans. Many of the Heidelberg fans waved cutouts of Shahan's face during the game.
The Giessen Griffins took down the Hohenfels, 77-57, DODDS-Europe Division III title. See story.
Ben Bloker / S&SHohenfels' Mike Tillberg battles Rico Rawls of Giessen for a rebound during the Division III championship game Saturday at Mannheim, Germany.
Ben Bloker / S&SC.J. Battle, a Giessen senior, points to fans after the Griffins won the Division III championship game Battle won game-scoring honors with 24 points.
Baumholder downs SHAPE, 45-39, in the Division II championship game of the DODDS-Europe tournament. See story.
Ben Bloker / S&SBaumholder senior Sonny Clark fakes out a SHAPE player as he drives to the basket during the second period of Baumholder's 45-39 win in the Division II boys championship game Saturday in Mannheim, Germany.
Ben Bloker / S&SSHAPE's Kael Richardson leans into Baumholder defender Tyriek Bayne during the third period of their Division II boys championship game.
Ben Bloker / S&STyriek Bayne, a Baumholder senior, sinks a shot over SHAPE's Kelsey Bardell during the second period of their Division II championship game.