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By Gini Davis
The Creswell Chronicle 

Basketball camp builds tomorrow's players, today


June 27, 2019

Gini Davis/The Creswell Chronicle

Matthew (left) attempts to steal the ball from Cash during a three-on-three competition on the final day of last week's youth basketball camp.

Dribbling, passing, individual defense and shooting were fundamental skills practiced during a coed youth basketball camp held June 17-19 at Creswell High School.

"Almost every drill is something that they can do year-round on their own to progress their skill level," said Jesse Thomas, CHS' boys head coach.

Coaches and returning players worked with 45 campers, who were divided into two groups based on school grade (3rd-5th, 6th-8th).

There were daily shooting and ball handling contests, and a three-on-three tournament on Wednesday.

The older group competed in an eight-team, three-on-three...

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