Thursday, April 22, 2010

Johnson Leads MIT Basketball Vets to Dodgeball Championship

Billy Johnson enjoyed a huge week with his selection and performance in the 2010 NEBCA Senior All-Star Game, but the graduating captain also kept busy by bringing in another championship for the Engineers’ basketball team.

On Saturday, April 10, members of the MIT hoop squad participated in the inaugural MIT Recreation Sports Dodgeball Tournament. Using the familiar moniker of Sky Bearcats, which is the same name the team has used the past several years in the Watertown Summer Basketball League, Johnson, Arni Lehto, Will Tashman, Ben Montgomery, Noel Hollingsworth, and Mitchell Kates outlasted nine other teams in a double-elimination tournament en route to the campus crown.

The victory for Tech’s veterans was made sweeter as they knocked off the men’s basketball class of 2014 in the championship game.