They ended 2012 on cloud nine. The Elliot Eagles varsity boys basketball team upped its winning streak to nine games by edging Faith Christian, 80-75, in overtime to win the Faith Christian Tournament.
Adam Gotelli captured tournament MVP award by pouring in 37 points, six rebounds and five steals in the final. Jon Lerma scored eight, while David Lerma had a double-double with 18 points, 10 assists and five steals. Josh Wall scored five, Nathan Buhrkuhl added eight and David Spurgeon and Gino Spadafore each scored two. Both Jon and David Lerma were named to the all-tourney team.