Hamilton Heights will host the fourth annual Hawks Havoc on Nov. 17-18, in the intimate confines of the school’s 300-seat gymnasium on Hickory Valley Road.
Head of School Duke Stone made the announcement on Wednesday.
“Previously, the event has been held at Chattanooga State Community College and at Tyner Middle School,” he said.
“But this year it was decided to hold the event on our campus. The setting will be exciting as the gym is ?lled to capacity with fans who support the Hawks and who want to see many of tomorrow’s collegiate players.
“This year’s event will host 15-18 players who either have NCAA D1 offers or are garnishing strong interest from programs throughout the states.”
Expecting capacity crowds, tickets to the round-robin event are being sold in advance.
General admission tickets are $7 per day. Court-side reserved seating is $10 per day. Tickets can be purchased at the school’s of?ce or by phone at (423) 894-0597, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or online at www.hamiltonheights.net. Tickets at the game will only be provided if there is not a sellout before game day.
This year’s event features The Rock School from Gainesville, Florida, Central Park from Birmingham, Alabama, Wesley Christian from Allen City, Kentucky, and local host, Hamilton Heights
Current NBA All-Star, Joel Embiid, is an alumnus of The Rock School and Central Park produced ex-NBA players, Ron Grizzard and James Lang, along with current NBA player K.J. McDaniels.
The Hawks currently have six players on NCAA Division I rosters, including Nickeil Alexander-Walker at Virginia Tech, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander at Kentucky, and Abdulhakim Ado at Mississippi State.
Nine current Hamilton Heights players have offers or strong interest from Division I universities.
The Hawks Havoc Schedule
At Hamilton Heights Academy
Friday, Nov. 17
Central Park vs. The Rock, 6 p.m.
Wesley Christian vs. Hamilton Heights, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 18
Wesley Christian vs. Central Park, 6 p.m.
The Rock vs. Hamilton Heights, 7:30 p.m.
(Contact Larry Fleming at firstname.lastname@example.org and on Twitter @larryfleming44)