Holiday high school basketball: Brogden and WOW events both tip off on Saturday

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    WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Leon Brogden Holiday Basketball Tournament will be held on the campus of UNC Wilmington. The three day event will start on Saturday, December 27th. It’ll wrap up on Tuesday, December 30th.

    Daily admission will be $10 for adults and $7 for students. Daily admission includes up to 8 games a day.

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    Tournament passes will be available for $25 for adults and $15 for students. There will be 24 games played on the UNCW campus over the duration of the Brogden Tournament.

    Boys bracket for Leon Brogden Holiday Tournament
    Dec. 27 – Saturday
    Game 2: Ashley vs. Whiteville, 1:30 p.m., Trask Coliseum
    Game 4: Hoggard vs. Bullis, 4:30 p.m., Trask Coliseum
    Game 6: New Hanover vs. Lexington, 6 p.m., UNCW’s Hanover Hall
    Game 8: Laney vs. Ashbrook, 7:30 p.m., Trask Coliseum

    Dec. 29 – Monday
    Game 10: Loser Game 6 vs. Loser Game 8, 1:30 p.m., Trask Coliseum
    Game 12: Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 4, 4:30 p.m., Trask Coliseum
    Game 14: Loser Game 2 vs. Loser Game 4, 6 p.m., UNCW’s Hanover Hall
    Game 16: Winner Game 6 vs. Winner Game 8, 7:30 p.m., Trask Coliseum



    Dec. 30 – Tuesday
    Game 18: Loser Game 10 vs. Loser Game 14, noon, UNCW’s Hanover Hall
    Game 20: Winner Game 10 vs. Winner Game 14, 1:30 p.m., Trask Coliseum
    Game 22: Loser Game 12 vs. Loser Game 16, 4:30 p.m., Trask Coliseum
    Game 24: Winner Game 12 vs. Winner Game 16, 7:30 p.m., Trask Coliseum

    Girls bracket for Leon Brogden Holiday Tournament
    Dec. 27 – Saturday
    Game 1: Ashley vs. Whiteville, noon, Trask Coliseum
    Game 3: Hoggard vs. Socastee, 3 p.m., Trask Coliseum
    Game 5: New Hanover vs. Hough, 4:30 p.m., UNCW’s Hanover Hall
    Game 7: Laney vs. Hoke, 6 p.m., Trask Coliseum

    Dec. 29 – Monday
    Game 9: Loser Game 5 vs. Loser Game 7, noon, Trask Coliseum
    Game 11: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 3, 3 p.m., Trask Coliseum
    Game 13: Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 3, 4:30 p.m., UNCW’s Hanover Hall
    Game 15: Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 7, 6 p.m., Trask Coliseum

    Dec. 30 – Tuesday
    Game 17: Winner Game 9 vs. Winner Game 13, noon, Trask Coliseum
    Game 19: Loser Game 9 vs. Loser Game 13, 1:30 p.m., UNCW’s Hanover Hall
    Game 21: Loser Game 11 vs. Loser Game 15, 3:00 p.m., Trask Coliseum
    Game 23: Winner Game 11 vs. Winner Game 15, 6:00 p.m., Trask Coliseum

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    BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WEST BLADEN HIGH NEWS RELEASE) — West Bladen would like to formally announce that the second annual Woodmen of the World Christmas Tournament will be held at West Bladen High school on December 27, 29 and 30. The boys tournament will consist of Scotland, Fairmont, St. Pauls, North Brunswick, South Brunswick, Southern Lee, South Columbus, and host West Bladen.

    West Bladen boys basketball Coach Travis Pait has this to say about the event. “We are again happy to be hosting this event. The seven teams that will be joining us are all well coached and will certainly be contenders in their respective leagues. The level of competition will certainly help prepare all of the participants for conference play. We would like to thank Mr. Joe Walters and Woodmen of the World for their participation as title sponsors of this event. Woodmen is such a great organization who are always trying to give back to the community.”

    Woodmen of the World state manager Joe Walters had this to say: “Woodmen of the World is very excited to be involved with an event like this that benefits so many young people. All of the communities involved have a high rate of Woodmen members, which makes this a great venue for us to continue to actively strengthen our communities. We have for a long time seen the value of team sports on our young people. Many lessons are taught and learned during this time in our youth’s lives and Woodmen wants to be part of this process. We believe that this tournament gives us the chance to do just that.”

    Woodmen of the World is a fraternal benefit society dedicated to protecting its members and strengthening its communities. Woodmen of the World has been working with young people for more than one hundred years. All though the world has changed dramatically during the past century, the basic core of our basic youth activities has remained the same; it’s all about helping kids grow up to be and do their best.

    Admission is $5 for everyone with no passes out. Concessions will be available. An ipad will be given away courtesy of Woodmen as well. The tournament schedule is as follows:

    Saturday Dec 27
    Game 1 2pm Scotland County vs South Columbus
    Game 2 4pm Fairmont vs North Brunswick
    Game 3 6pm Southern Lee vs Lumberton
    Game 4 8pm St. Pauls vs West Bladen

    Monday Dec 29
    Game 5 2pm Loser Game 1 vs Loser Game 2
    Game 6 4pm Loser Game 3 vs Loser Game 4
    Game 7 6pm Winner Game 1 vs Winner Game 2
    Game 8 8pm Winner Game 3 vs Winner Game 4

    Tuesday Dec 30
    Game 9 2pm Loser Game 5 vs Loser Game 6 (7th place game)
    Game 10 4pm Winner Game 5 vs Winner Game 6 (5th place game)
    Game 11 6pm Loser Game 7 vs Loser Game 8 (3rd place game)
    Game 12 8pm Winner Game 7 vs Winner Game 8 (Championship game)

    All games will be held at West Bladen High School

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