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Top prep basketball teams and players in Hoodie’s Classic
High school tourney at Rocky River
Published Monday, December 10, 2018 11:09 am
by Herbert L. White | The Charlotte Post

Hoodie’s House High School Hoops Classic is back for a sixth year.

The eight-team tournament at Rocky River High brings together teams from as far away as New York City on Dec. 27-29. Among the local participants are Ardrey Kell, Northside Christian and Charlotte Christian. Several nationally ranked squads are in the field, including Long Island (N.Y.) Lutheran, Nazareth High of Brooklyn, New York and Monsignor Scanlon of the Bronx.

Top players in the field include Virginia signee Kadin Shedrick and Kaleb Scott of Holly Springs; Appalachian State commit  J.C. Tharrington and national top 100 recruits Andre Curbelo and Zed Key of Long Island Lutheran.

The opening round tips off with Holly Springs (N.C.) against Monsignor Scanlan at 2:30 p.m., followed by Nazareth Regional (N.Y.) against Northside Christian, Long Island Lutheran and Ardrey Kell and Charlotte Christian and South Atlanta in the finale. The championship game is Dec. 29 at 7:45 p.m.

Adult admission is $30 for a three-day adult pass, $12 for a day ticket. Student admission is $25 for a three-day pass and $10 for a day ticket.

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