Aviator Sports Presents Holiday Hoops Tourney
Eight top New York City boys high school basketball teams will spend part of their holiday break on the hardwood courts at the Aviator Sports & Events Center.
The teams will compete in the 5th Annual Aviator Sports & Events Center Holiday Hoops Tournament. The event will be held from December 27-30 with the championship game scheduled for Thursday, December 30 at 9:00 p.m.
Archbishop Molloy, Brooklyn Collegiate, Curtis , Midwood, Fran klin D. Roosevelt, College of Staten Island H.S./McCown, St. Edmund Prep and St. Francis Prep are guaranteed to play three games. The past champions of the tournament are: 2009-St. Francis Prep; 2008-Christian Brothers Academy; 2007-Archbishop Molloy; 2006-St. Francis Prep.
Tickets are available in advance at www.aviatorsports.com or in-person at the Aviator Center box office. Students are $3 per day or $9 for a 4-day tournament pass; Adults $5 per day or $15 for a tournament pass.
Fans can also follow the games online at: http://ezleagues.ezfacility. com/ leagues/94972/Aviator Holiday-Hoops- Basketball Tournament.aspx
The four-day tournament tips off on Monday, December 27 with a pair of games: at 7:15 p.m. St. Francis Prep vs. Franklin D. Roosevelt; followed by Curtis vs. St. Edmund Prep at 9:00 p.m.
Play continues on Tuesday, December 28, with a game between Monday’s losers at 5:30 p.m. and then at 7:15 p.m. Brooklyn Collegiate vs. Archbishop Molloy, followed by Midwood. vs. College of Staten Island H.S./McCown at 9:00 p.m.
There are three games on Wednesday, beginning with Tuesday night’s losers battling at 5:30 p.m. and then a pair of semi-final showdowns at 7:15 and 9:00 p.m.
The tournament concludes on Thursday, December 30, with games at 3:45, 5:30 and 7:15 pm, to determine the third to eighth place finishers and then the championship game will follow at 9:00 p.m.