The Boston Amateur Basketball Club has announced its holiday tournament schedule at Chelsea high school, featuring a number of prominent teams in the region, including schools from Connecticut and New Hampshire.
In all, 11 teams will compete in what has become one of the area's top high school basketball tournaments of the season, the 2011 Holiday Classic.
Proceeds from the tournament will go to scholarships for Chelsea students, donated by the BABC. According to the BABC, the tournament has raised nearly $70,000 since its inception in 1996.
Here is the schedule for the tournament as it currently stands:
Tuesday, Dec. 27
4 p.m. - Gm 1 - Malden Catholic vs Everett
5:30 p.m. - Gm 2 - Cambride vs Bishop Guertin (NH)
7 p.m. - Gm 3 - New Mission vs St. Johnís Prep
Wednesday, Dec. 28
4 p.m. - Gm 4 - West Roxbury vs Capital Prep (CT)
5:30 p.m. - Gm 5 - New Bedford vs Windsor (CT)
7 p.m. - Gm 6 - Reading vs Loser Gm 1
Thursday, Dec. 29
2:30 p.m. - Gm 7 - Winner Gm 1 vs Reading
4 p.m. - Gm 8 - New Bedford vs West Roxbury
5:30 p.m. - Gm 9 - Loser Gm 2 vs Loser Gm 3 (Class A Consolation)
7 p.m. - Gm 10 - Winner Gm 2 vs Winner Gm 3 (Class A Final)
For more information, visit www.thebabc.com.
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