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PHOTOS: Youth sports win big

The Hastings sixth-grade boys gold traveling basketball team took first place in Princeton on Feb. 10. The Raiders beat Delano, Sauk Rapids and Princeton for the championship. Pictured, in the back, from left to right are Payton Lee-Dean, Owen Bernatz, Alex Siebenaler and Kellen Nuytten; in the front are Parker McGinnis, Caleb James, Ty Mares and Will Reider. Photo courtesy of Melissa Bernatz 1 / 6
The Hastings Raiders sixth-grade traveling gold basketball team won another tournament at the beginning of February. They beat Champlin, Minneapolis Fab and Fridley. Pictured in back, from left to right, are Alex Siebenaler, Jackson Dimmick, Ty Mares, Josh Wolken and Kendrick O'Donnell; in the front are Fynn Schiller, Caleb James and Nathan Welt. Photo courtesy of Melissa Bernatz 2 / 6
Hastings’ Squirt C team won the 2018 Tartan Cup. Pictured, in the back, from left to right are Brady Stewart, Mason Leary, Justin Hamann, Luke Sommers, Kyle Maronick, Aiken Hoffman, Jess Denoyer, Alex McGraw, Shane Reuter, Noah Girgen and Leo Brabec; in the middle are Konner Anselment, Matthew Beyer, Joey Leonard, Breydon Fedderly, Hunter Shoen, Andrew McGraw and Tyson Werner; and in the front is Austin Viall. Photo courtesy of Laura Leary 3 / 6
The Hastings fourth-grade girls traveling basketball team took first at the Farmington Girls Tiger Classic on Saturday, Feb. 10. Pictured, from left to right, in the back are coaches Mike Giesen, Eric Mace and Tony Rausch; in the middle are Piper Brockman, Olivia Schuster, Violet Shult, Elle Endres, Haley Friberg, Brooke Mace and Kayleigh Giesen; and in the front are Bella Arnold, Delany Smith, Jaiden Rausch and Addie Huebsch. Photo courtesy of Krista Giesen 4 / 6
The Hastings 7th/8th grade girls traveling basketball team placed second in the Farmington tournament Feb. 10-11. Pictured, from left to right, in the front are are Mara Jackson, Sydney Bartz, Liv Mattson, Abby Doffing and Tayghan Wilkerson; in the back are Olivia Lussier, Natalie Caflisch, Emma Bakker, Ella Kelly and Hannah Schutt. Photo courtesy of Shannon Caflisch5 / 6
The Hastings Bantam C boys hockey team won the championship game over Mahtomedi in the recent River Rumble Tournament. In the back row (from left to right): Riley Lipinski, Tyler Bohlken, Will Meyer, Clay Karas, Mason Likes and Valin Pulkrabek. Front row: Cole Christian, Ryan Seubert, Kadin Harelson, Nicholas Mann and Owen Warner. They are coached by Jeff Seubert, Ryan Larkin and Morgan Sweeney. Photo courtesy of Jessica Warner 6 / 6

Area youth sports teams had a successful February. 

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