Hotshots take second in Panama, Fla.


La. North Hotshots captured second place in the 11th Panama City Shootout Basketball Tournament in Panama, Fla., May 3-5. On front row are Khaelyb Creighton and LaDarrius Merritte. On back row are assistant coach and former lady hotshot Ariel Eldridge, Javante Davis, Dadien Washington, Jalyn Walter, Davon Nicholas, Demarcus Nicholas and Coach Renia Creighton. Not shown are Coach Chris Washington, Coach and former lady hotshot Jelisaa Merritte and director Yvette Johnson. The teams travelled to Memphis, Tenn., to battle in the TKO Total Knock Out National Basketball Championship May 24-27.