2004-02-20 / Sports

"Battle of The Rockaways" Basketball Tournament

"Battle of The Rockaways" Basketball Tournament

"Battle of The Rockaways" Basketball Tournament

"Battle of the Rockaways" Pres idents Week Basketball Tournament in cooperation with PRYSE Rockaway Sports Committee started on Tuesday, February 17th.A0

This tournament is a single game elimination from ages 9-17 years old, divided into three divisions; 9-11 year olds division, 12-14 year old divisions, and a 15-17 year old division.A0 Each division consists of 4 teams with the 9-11 year old division having a total of 5 teams.A0The 9-11 year old division games were played at PS/MS 43 located at Beach 29th Street.A0

The 12-14 year old division and 15-17 year old division games played at Beach Channel High School on Beach 100th street and Beach Channel Drive.A0

The championship games to be held today with games starting at 12 p.m.

The results of last Tuesday’s games: the 9-11 year old division Sorrentino Recreation Center coached by John Middleton defeated Virtual "Y" coached by Greg Carter.A0The 12-14 year old division Sorrentino Rec reation Center coached by Robert Lindo defeated Beacon 198 coached by Keith Glenn.A0

The 15-17 year old division Sor rentino Recreation Center coached Stan Brown defeated Pro Bound out of St. Albans, Queens.A0All teams participating are well coached, and the team members are having a great time playing.

A special thanks to the PRYSE Rockaway Sports Committee, along with Mr. Bernard Robinson, Center Manager of Sorrentino Recreation Center, and his staff for creating the 1st Annual "Battle of the Rockaways" Basketball Tournament.

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