A basketball team of nine Marana fifth-grade students won the University of Arizona Sporting Chance Holiday Tip-Off tournament Dec. 11-12.
The Marana Lightning beat several club teams on the way to its title.
The homegrown Marana club has played together for several years, primarily in a YMCA league.
Members of the squad are Tyson Corner, Kaden Scoles, Daemien Jenkins, Trevor Andresen, Anthony Ibarra, Jared Boothe, Richard Nabahe and Andrew Jacobs. They’re coached by Gary Jenkins, Roman Jacobs and Kevin Corner.