WILMINGTON,NC (WWAY) -- WWAY TV3 presents the 18th Annual Leon Brogden Holiday Basketball Tournament. The tournament features eight high school basketball teams, four from Wilmington and four from out of town. It's a fun hoops event that fits right into the middle of the holiday season.
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The tournament will tip off at Trask Coliseum on Monday, December 26th with New Hanover High School facing Charlotte Latin at 2:30. Ashley will play Mt. St. Joe's, Maryland in game two at 4pm. In the other side of the bracket Hoggard will face Laurens, South Carolina at 5:30. Laney wraps up day one. The Bucs face Sanderson High School in the first round finale at 7pm. Sanderson is located in Raleigh.
This year's tournament will be a three day affair. The championship game will be contested Wednesday, December 28th at 7:00.
Proceeds from the event will benefit scholarships for basketball players who participate in the tournament.
Tickets are $15 for a tournament book. $10 with student id. That's 12 games in all.
Daily tickets are $10 for adults. $5 for students.
Parking will be free for this event that will be held at Trask Coliseum on the campus of UNC Wilmington.
Opening day play is Monday, December 26th:
2:30 New Hanover vs. Charlotte Latin
4pm Ashley vs. Mt. St. Joe's (Maryland)
5:30 Hoggard vs. Laurens,SC
7pm Laney vs. Raleigh Sanderson
Game times will be 2:30, 4:00, 5:30 and 7:00 for all three days. The championship game will be held on Wednesday at 7:00.