Showcase Hoops Event Reschedules Games Due To Wintry Weather

Will Pack 18 Games Into Two Days Of Play At East Hamilton

Thursday, January 17, 2013 - by Larry Fleming

School closings on Thursday afternoon wiped out the first night of the inaugural Scenic City Showcase basketball round robin at East Hamilton High School, but directors have come up with a revised schedule that includes eight games on Friday and 10 on Saturday.

 

5in 0.0001pt 0in;">With inclement weather rolling into Southeast Tennessee, officials called off Thursday’s six-game schedule because East Hamilton could not play in or host the first round of the three-day event.

 

They came up with this schedule, with all the games being played at East Hamilton’s high school and middle school gyms:

 

Scenic City Showcase

 

At East Hamilton High School

 

Friday

 

3:30 p.m.

 

Lancaster Christian girls vs. SC-ALI, MSG

 

Lancaster Christian boys vs. Faith Baptist, HSG

 

5 p.m.

 

Hamilton Heights girls vs. The Rock, MSG

 

Cleveland boys vs. Central Park, HSG

 

6:30 p.m.

 

Cleveland girls vs. Central Park, MSG

 

Hamilton Heights boys vs. The Rock, HSG

 

8 p.m.

 

East Hamilton girls vs. SC-ALI, MSG

 

East Hamilton boys vs. Faith Baptist, HSG

 

Saturday, Jan. 19

 

2 p.m.

 

East Hamilton girls vs. The Rock, MSG

 

Hamilton Heights boys vs. Central Park, HSG

 

3:30 p.m.

 

Hamilton Heights girls vs. Central Park, MSG

 

East Hamilton boys vs. The Rock, HSG

 

5 p.m.

 

GPS girls vs. The Rock, MSG

 

Hamilton Heights boys vs. Faith Baptist, HSG

 

6:30 p.m.

 

East Hamilton girls vs. Central Park, MSG

 

McCallie boys vs. The Rock, HSG

 

8 p.m.

 

Hamilton Heights girls vs. SC-ALI, MSG

 

East Hamilton boys vs. Central Park, HSG

 

Legend: MSG – Middle School Gym; HSG – High School Gym

 

(E-mail Larry Fleming at larryfleming44@gmail.com)

 

 



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