Sports LF fifth grade boys basketball takes first place in Pierz tournament Published March 2, 2012 at 3:47 pm The Little Falls fifth grade boys traveling basketball team took first place in the Pierz tournament, Feb. 18, winning each of its three games. The team beat Holdingford 18-10, Crosby 25-8 and then Pierz 29-14 in the championship game. Team members pictured are front row (from left): Oscar Nordgren, James Strack and Thomas Kunkel. Second row: Matthew Hanson, Caleb Strack, Thomas Kula and Noah Nordlie. Back row: coaches Keith Kunkel, Chuck Strack and Dan Strack. Team members not pictured are Nik Durfee and Brennan Theis.