Posted On: 01/5/22 10:54 PM

As a citizen of Nebraska and a lifetime student of the game of basketball, I can honestly say I’m proud of all the teams/players who compete in "The Good Life" state! The 60th Annual Metro Holiday Basketball Tournament concluded the evening of December 31st, crowning the Omaha Westside Warriors the tournament champions of the Omaha Metro Conference. 

After a thrilling two days of tournament play, the final matchup for the title would be between the Bellevue West Thunderbirds and the Westside Warriors. It would be a fairly close match-up between the two teams. The 3rd quarter was the determining factor in Omaha Westside’s 76-68 victory, outscoring the Thunderbirds 28 to 20 in the third period. Bellevue West guard Josiah Dotzler Josiah Dotzler 6'3" | CG Bellevue West | 2023 State #190 Nation NE (Game High 24 points) and the Thunderbirds put up one heck of a battle but would be shot down.   Tate Odvody Tate Odvody 6'4" | SF Omaha Westside | 2023 State #225 Nation NE (Westside Warriors) had the most important performance. Odvody is a player who simply understands how to play the game when to swing the ball, and the right moment to slash to the basket. Chandler Meeks Chandler Meeks 6'2" | CG Omaha Westside | 2022 State NE played solid. Meeks did all the right things and played with accuracy all across the board. The Warriors

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