Standout high school athletes from across northwest Missouri will be playing basketball on Saturday, June 7 in Trenton as a part of the annual Lions All-Star Basketball Classic.
Eight games will feature nearly 90 high school standouts from the 2013-2014 season with all games being played at the Ketcham Community Center on the campus of North Central Missouri College.
Girlsâ€™ teams representing the Purple and Gold squads will tip off the day with a 9 a.m. start followed by the Girlsâ€™ White and Black teams meeting at 10:30 a.m. The boysâ€™ teams will take the court at noon with the Purple and Gold teams battling it out to be followed by a 1:30 p.m. tip off between the White and Black teams from the boysâ€™ contingency.
At 3:00 p.m. the girlsâ€™ consolation game will be played between the losing teams from the morningâ€™s play to be followed by the boysâ€™ consolation game at 4:30 p.m. Then at 6:00 and 7:30 p.m., the winners of the girlsâ€™ and boys gamesâ€™ from earlier play will meet in the championship matches.
Team rosters will be announced by the District Lions Committee in the near future.
Admission for a full day of basketball is $6 for adults and $3 for children ages 12 and under. All proceeds will go to support the programs of Lions District 26-M4 with an emphasis on scholarships. Neither Ketcham Community Center passes nor MSTA passes will be accepted for admission to the games.