Two Crimson Bears win Classic competitions

Heumann, Neussl post wins in the free-throw shooting contest

Posted: Sunday, December 29, 2002

In the basketball skills contests held Saturday afternoon at the Juneau-Douglas High School gymnasium, Crimson Bear players swept the free-throw shooting competition.

Alex Heumann won the boys' contest, while Amy Neussl won the girls event after a long back-and-forth effort against Alameda's Nicole Catania.

Alex Fleming of Alameda won the boys three-point shooting contest with 11 baskets made in one minute. Juneau's Bryan Hamey, L.V. Rogers' Joshua Sampson and Prince Rupert's Billy Nelson finished tied for second with 10. Heumann finished with nine baskets made, along with L.V. Rogers's Matt Fuhr.

Troy's Lauren Sims won the girls three-point contest with 11 baskets. Neussl was the top Juneau finisher, with seven. Juneau's Mary Rehfeld had three.

In the slam dunk competition, Prince Rupert's Ian Urbanski and L.V. Rogers' Sean Denison finished tied in the judges' scoring after six dunk attempts.

Urbanski, a 6-foot-5 senior, won the "dunk-off" over Denison, a 6-foot-10 senior. Urbanski did not miss a dunk in the competition.

No Juneau players entered the slam dunk competition.

The other slam dunk contest entrants were Alex Fleming and Kevin Nious of Alameda and Matt Fuhr of L.V. Rogers.

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