Telesis Hosts Wheelchair Basketball Game

Telesis Preparatory Academy hosted a National Wheelchair Basketball game Wednesday evening.

Lake Havasu city officials and local dignitaries seated themselves in wheelchairs and played in the basketball game against the Las Vegas Yuccas and the Phoenix Banner Wheelchair Suns.

The game kicked off the basketball season for Telesis. Earlier in the day, an  assembly at the school announced this season’s Telesis High School Basketball Team.

Wednesday evening, the Lake Havasu team lost to the visitors 65-22.

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Councilman Cal Sheehy attempts a free throw. Rick Powell/RiverScene

 

Mayor Mark Nexsen presents a proclamation before the Wheelchair  basketball game. Rick Powell/RiverScene

 

Dr. Sandy Breece and students from Telesis present teacher Amy Ulmer with flowers during the assembly Wednesday afternoon. Rick Powell/RiverScene

 

The Marine Corps League Color guard carries the colors before the game Wednesday evening at Telesis. Rick Powell/RiverScene

 

Members of the Las Vegas Yucca’s, The Phoenix Suns wheelchair team and Havasu city officials pose for a photo before the game. Rick Powell/RiverScene

 

The Las Vegas Yuccas and the Phoenix Suns wheelchair teams pose for a photo Wednesday. Rick Powell/RiverScene

 

City officials and dignitaries pose for a photo Wednesday before the wheelchair basketball game. Rick Powell/RiverScene

 

Telesis Varsity Basketball team pose for a photo Wednesday. Rick Powell/RiverScene

 

Telesis JV Basketball team pose for a photo Wednesday. Rick Powell/RiverScene

 

Telesis Girls Basketball team pose for a photo Wednesday. Rick Powell/RiverScene

 

The players from Las Vegas and Phoenix teams pose for a photo during the assembly Wednesday afternoon at Telesis. Rick Powell/RiverScene

 

Jerad Pennington announces the game Wednesday evening. Rick Powell/Riverscene

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