15th Annual Chick-fil-A Classic to be held December 20- 23, 2016

20151125basketball.jpgColumbia, SC – (December 6, 2016) The Columbia Regional Sports Council is pleased to announce the 15th Annual Chick-fil-A Classic Holiday Basketball Tournament will be held Dec. 20-23, 2016 in Columbia, SC at Richland Northeast High School located at 7500 Brookfield Road. Tickets to the event are: $10 for adult general admission; $8 for students’ ages 13 thru 18; and $5 for children 12 and under with a paying adult. Tickets can be purchased at the gymnasium ticket booth the day of one hour before the first scheduled game of the day. All reserved ticket seats have been sold out for the tournament.

The tournament proceeds will again support the Greater Columbia Educational Advancement Foundation (GCEAF) in its efforts to raise educational scholarships for deserving students who live within the Greater Columbia area. Last year eighteen (18) $1,000 scholarships were awarded. The total over the last 13 years is now over $160,000.

CHICK-FIL-A CLASSIC PARTICIPATING TEAMS

  • La Lumiere (La Porte, Indiana)
  • Greensboro Day (Greensboro, North Carolina)
  • Providence Day (Charlotte, North Carolina)
  • Oldsmar Christian (Oldsmar, Florida)
  • Hamilton Heights Christian (Chattanooga, Tennessee)
  • Lafayette Christian (Lafayette, Louisiana)
  • John Carroll (Bel Air, Maryland)
  • Wheeler (Marietta, Georgia)
  • Cannon (Concord, North Carolina)
  • Westlake (Atlanta, Georgia)
  • Porter Gaud (Charleston, South Carolina)
  • W.J. Keenan (Columbia, South Carolina)
  • Blythewood (Blythewood, South Carolina)
  • Gray Collegiate (West Columbia, South Carolina)
  • A.C. Flora (Columbia, South Carolina)
  • Spartanburg Day (Spartanburg, South Carolina)

ESPNU Class of 2017 Top 100 (12/1/16)

  • #13 – Brian Bowen 6’6 (La Lumiere, IN)
  • #24 – Jalek Felton 6’4 (Gray Collegiate Academy, SC) – signed with North Carolina
  • #26 – Jarren Jackson 6’10 (La Lumiere, IN)  – signed with Michigan State
  • #29 – N. Alexander-Walker 6’5 (Hamilton Heights Christian, TN) – signed with Virginia Tech
  • #39 – Jordan Tucker 6’7 (Wheeler, GA)
  • #44 – Shai Alexander 6’4 (Hamilton Heights Christian, TN) – signed with Kentucky
  • #53 – Darius Perry 6’2 (Wheeler, GA) – signed with Louisville
  • #58 – Jordan Poole 6’4 (La Lumiere, IN) – signed with Michigan
  • #61 – Davion Mitchell 6’1 (Liberty County, GA) – signed with Auburn
  • #68 – Chuma Okeke 6’7 (Westlake, GA) – signed with Auburn
  • #71 – Galen Alexander 6’6 (Lafayette Christian, LA) – signed with LSU
  • #100 – Jordan Usher 6’7 (Wheeler, GA) – signed with Southern Cal

ESPNU Class of 2018 Top 60 (12/1/16)

  • #3 – Zion Williamson 6’5 (Spartanburg Day, SC)
  • #11 – Immanuel Quickley 6’4 (John Carroll, MD)
  • #23 – EJ Montgomery 6’9 (Wheeler, GA)
  • #24 – Elijah Weaver 6’5 (Oldsmar Christian, FL)
  • #41 – Jairus Hamilton 6’6 (Cannon School, NC)
  • #44 – Jamie Lewis 6’4 (Westlake, GA)
  • #49 – Devon Dotson 6’1 (Providence Day, NC)

ESPNU Class of 2019 Top 25 (12/1/16)

  • #10 – Christian Brown 6’7 (A.C. Flora, SC)
  • #12 – Juwan Gary 6’5 (Gray Collegiate, SC)
  • #25 – Tyger Campbell 5’11 (La Lumiere, IN)

Carolina Challenge Participating Teams

  • Liberty County, GA
  • Charlotte Christian, NC
  • Richland Northeast High School, SC
  • Dutch Fork High School, SC
  • Lower Richland High School, SC
  • Heathwood Hall High School, SC
  • Cardinal Newman High School, SC

For more information on the schedule of games, brackets and participating teams, visit the tournament website at  www.chick-fil-aclassic.com.

 

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