By Dennis Grall
NEWBERRY - There are a pair of back stories to most valuable player winners Matt Ojala of Calumet and Sydney Kivi of Marquette here Saturday (June 15, 2019) at the 34th annual U.P. All-Star Classic.
Ojala joined his mother and father as All-Star Classic MVP picks while Kivi won despite missing Friday's practice.
Ojala just missed a triple double as he helped North to a 107-93 victory over the South boys . In the girls opener, Kivi collected 23 points as the North girls posted a 72-48 victory.