Ashhab Khan wins 24 tourney in playoff with Ben Glickman; eight picked for district meet


Ashhab Khan (l.) and Ben Glickman playoff for school champion.

COLONIAL GYM — The 24 Game school tournament on May 7 determined the top six players who will play against the other schools, two alternates and Colonial School champion Ashhab Khan.

The tournament started out with 50 competitors and narrowed down to the final eight. Those students then played to figure out the top six and school champ. At the end of regular play, the top spot of champion was shared by Ben Glickman and Ashhab. A playoff crowned Ashhab the Colonial champion.

“I think it will be hard, one of my friends is very tough,” said Ashhab of the upcoming tournament featuring all four Pelham elementary schools.

“I didn’t win but it was still a great expierence” said Ben.

The team: Ryan Chang, Rishi Basu, Ryan Gregware, Ashhab Khan, Ben Glickman, Sam Cork, Alex Michailoff and Manon Bushong.

Also on the team are Rishi Basu, Ryan Gregware, Sam Cork and Manon Bushong. The two alternates who will play if someone is absent are Alex Michailoff and Ryan Chang.

“I think it will be hard practice, but to win out of 50 is great.” said Rishi, who came in third.

The district tournament will be held on May 24.