Augusta Student Wins National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

Gabe Taylor photo

               Gabe Taylor, an incoming junior at Augusta Independent, has played for the Cincinnati Dragons for the past five years.  The Dragons are a wheelchair basketball team based in the Cincinnati region.  They are a traveling team and compete in tournaments in various states. 

                The Dragons finished the season undefeated, going 28-0, along with winning the 2021 NWBA Varsity National Championship, played on June 27 in Wichita, Kansas. 

“The Greater Cincinnati Adapted Sports Club means a lot to me,” said Taylor. “It has given me a chance to play the game I love while having the ability to compete with people who are in the same situation as me.”

                Taylor was named MVP for the championship game and 1st Team All-Tournament.  Gabe is the son of Jerrod and Tiffany Taylor, and the grandson of Robin Snapp Fangman.