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Bridge City Classic brings out local wheelchair basketball teams

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FAIRVIEW, OR (KPTV) -

Wheelchair basketball teams from around the Northwest are in Fairview Sunday for a basketball tournament.

The Bridge City Classic is being held at Reynolds Middle School.

It is hosted by the Portland Wheel Blazers and Junior Wheel Blazers teams.

One of the teams competing is the Youth Oregon Disability Sports Team.

The team is made up of kids who practice each week, then compete both regionally and nationally.

Natasha Melton is on the Junior Wheel Blazers team, and says “I’m really close with a lot of the team members, they are like family. I can actually relate to them.”

There are eight games scheduled for Sunday beginning at 9 a.m.

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