10th Annual Crestwood Charity Basketball Tournament Set March 6

Teachers, students, coaches, and other members of the Mountain Top community will take the basketball court on Tuesday, March 6th, to raise funds for the American Cancer Society.

The event will take place at Crestwood High School. Doors open at 5:15 p. m. and games will begin at 6:00 p. m. At the conclusion of the games, names will be pulled to cover a teacher in silly string.

Tickets will be available at the door AND in advance. Admission charge is $5 for adults and $3 for students/ senior citizens. Presale tickets, along with other items, will be on sale in the Crestwood High School lobby from 10:45am to 12:45pm beginning Thursday, March 1st.

Teams expected to compete in this year’s event are: Crestwood Juniors, Crestwood Seniors (2014 & 2015 Champions), Crestwood teachers, American Cancer Society representatives, Local Law Enforcement officials, and Mountain Top Youth Basketball League (MYBL) coaches and referees (2016 & 2017 Champions).

During the games, Mountain Top’s Relay for Life team will have tables selling various items in the cafeteria. Refreshments will also be available for purchase. Students are reminded to sign in if their teacher is offering extra credit for attending.

After an intermission of foul shots and three-pointers for prizes, games will continue for first place. The community is invited to take part in an effort to end the battle with cancer. Past events have raised thousands of dollars for the American Cancer Society.