Date of Release: August 22, 2008
Reference: Portsmouth Police girls basketball summer final
Last night, the championship round of the Portsmouth Police Department’s summer basketball league for girls was held at the New Heights gym. In an exciting final that went into overtime, the yellow team defeated the white team by 34 to 33 points.
The Portsmouth Police Department ran a basketball league for seacoast youths this summer three nights a week. Wednesday night games were for special needs youths, Thursday nights were for middle school girls at the New Heights gym, and Friday nights were for middle school boys at the South Mill Pond courts.
The Portsmouth Police Department summer basketball league was coordinated this year by Detective Robert Munson and Detective Aaron Goodwin, who are the Portsmouth High School and Portsmouth Middle School Resource Officers respectively during the regular school year. Along with other members of the Portsmouth Police Department, both Det. Munson and Det. Goodwin also coached teams in the leagues.