2005-04-01 / Sports

Sorrentino Center Basketball Turns Calendar To April

As the calendar turns into April, the Sorrentino Recreational Center continues to feature a lot of excitement with their basketball tournaments.

The N.Y.C. Teens At Parks/City of N.Y. Parks and Recreation 19 and under tournament crowned a new champion. Team Grimey defeated Tam Heat 74-69 last Wednesday to advance to the citywide Parks playoffs.

Team Grimey got a key layup from Darius Gabriel with under a minute left to take the lead for good against the Heat in a tight championship ballgame.

Grimey had beaten The All-Stars 69-66, and the Heat defeated Beacon 72-64 the previous night to advance to the championship. The 10 and under Learn To Play Basketball Tournament semifinals take place on Saturday. Sorrentino B vs. Sorrentino C will take place at 12:30 p.m. Sorrentino A takes on Rev. Mason at 1:30 p.m.

The 11-13 Learn To Play Basketball Tournament’s co-ed division will also have games on Saturday. Reverend Mason will go against Sorrentino A at 2:30 p.m. and Sorrentino B will take place on Sorrentino C at 3:30.

The Sorrentino Center, at 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, will hold a baseball clinic for boys and girls ages 12 and under on May 14. For further information contact Stan Brown, sports director, center manager Bernard Robinson or Robert Lindo, coordinator at 718-471-4818 from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Mondays- Fridays and 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Saturdays.

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