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Annual Swishes for Wishes Event Raises Roughly $4,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation


Cullen Maksimowski,

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich.— Lake Superior State Athletics' Student Athlete Advisory Committee hosted the fourth-annual Swishes for Wishes three-on-three basketball tournament inside the Norris Center this past weekend to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

With total of 65 teams across six divisions ranging from elementary age to adults, the event raised roughly $4,000, making it the most successful event to date.

"I thought the tournament was extremely successful this year and has been for the past 4 years," said event coordinator and SAAC President, Natalie Peterson. "I am very fortunate that I was able to run this tournament and raise a lot of money for the Make-a-Wish foundation. This tournament is so much more than just basketball and I look forward to seeing its success in the future."

2018 Swishes-For-Wishes Winners:

9-11 Boys- Shoot to Thrill

9-11 Girls- Sky High

12-13 Boys- I-Hoop

12-13 Girls- Together We Ball

14-15- Grindhouse

19 & Up- Revenge of the Dreamers