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By Pierre Bibbs
Sports Editor 

Malta Summer Shootout

Event adds extra day, 25 teams competed


Jaycee Erickson drives to the hoop in the 2020 Malta Summer Shootout. Photo by Pierre Bibbs.

Last weekend, competitive basketball was seen at the Malta High School Gymnasium as former Malta High School standout Moe Denham hosted the 9th Annual Malta Summer Shootout.

Denham shared how the event was started back in 2011.

"Kendall was going to be a senior, and I had mentioned to his coach Dave Costin that we should do an event here in Malta," Denham said. "We always travel all summer and we have one of the nicest gyms."

Though many of the local coaches didn't have a chance to do the first event including Coach Costin, Moe and various assistant coaches and a few head coaches came toget...

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