27 teams invade the hardwood this weekend


Teams from all over the province as well as a team from North Carolina will be hitting the hardwood in the inaugural Norm Neilson Junior Memorial Boys basketball tournament as well as the 13th annual Guy Vetrie senior boys tournament. Last year we had the privilege of watching R.J Barrett, a 2020 NBA lottery pic lift his team to a 74-72 victory over BTB Academy.

This year 12 teams, 8 of which are from out of town will participate in the Norm Neilson tournament, while 15 teams , 11 of which are from out of town will compete to be crowned senior champions.

Games will be played at White Pines, Superior Heights, St. Mary’s and Korah, with the championships being held at Korah Collegiate Saturday evening. The Junior final will tip off at 6pm , with the seniors to follow.