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20th Annual STOP-DWI Holiday Classic Set to Kick Off December 27th With Slam Dunk and Three Point Contest

(Binghamton, NY) The 20th Anniversary edition of the STOP-DWI Holiday Classic will kick off at 3:30 p.m. December 27th with the Slam Dunk and Three Point Contest at Binghamton High School. Admission is $5.00.

 
“The Slam Dunk and Three Point Contest is always very popular and draws a standing room only crowd as area residents are eager to see the marquee players and teams that will be competing in the STOP-DWI Holiday Classic” said James F. May, Event Coordinator of the STOP-DWI Holiday Classic.
 
The STOP-DWI Holiday Classic is recognized as one of the premier holiday high school basketball tournaments in the country. The STOP-DWI Holiday Classic will again feature an eight team national division and two four team regional divisions. Teams participating include:
 
          National Division                                                 Regional Division – Local Teams
 
Christ The King High School, Middle Village, NY                      Binghamton High School
Dixie Heights High School, Edgewood, KY                               Maine Endwell High School
Mt. Vernon High School, Mt. Vernon, NY                                 Union Endicott High School
Seton Catholic Central, Binghamton, NY                                   Vestal High School
Neumann Goretti Catholic High School, Philadelphia, PA Chenango Valley High School
St. Rita of Cascia High School, Chicago, IL                              Norwich High School
St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Ft. Lauderdale, FL                Owego Free Academy
Wings Academy, Bronx, NY                                                     Susquehanna Valley High School
 
Players competing in the Slam Dunk Contest:
 
          School                                     Player
 
Christ The King                                  Jordan Fuchs
Dixie Heights                                      N/A
Mount Vernon                                    Jamal Lewis
Seton Catholic Central                        Pat Gosney
Neumann Goretti                                Derrick Stewart
St. Rita                                              Myles Carter
St. Thomas Aquinas                           Jason Wilkinson
Players competing in the Slam Dunk Contest – Continued:
 
          School                                     Player
 
Wings Academy                                 N/A
Binghamton                                        Eric Edwards
Union-Endicott                                   N/A
Vestal                                                Eric Kerns
Maine-Endwell                                    N/A
Chenango Valley                                Robert Heller
Norwich                                             N/A
Susquehanna Valley                            Brendon Normile
Owego Free Academy                        N/A
 
Players competing in the Three Point Contest:
 
          School                                     Players
 
Christ The King                                  Jon Severe and Isaiah Lewis
Dixie Heights                                      Brandon Hatton and Parker Stansberry
Mount Vernon                                    Isaiah Cousins and Qwadere Lovell
Seton Catholic Central                        Tom Torto and John Armstrong
Neumann Goretti                                Shane Thomas and Billy Shank
St. Rita                                              Dan Vaulman and Treston Forbes
St. Thomas                                        Tyler Palov and Steven Haney
Binghamton                                        Walter Sampson and James Jackson
Union-Endicott                                   CJ Krowiak and Corey Roma
Vestal                                                Devin Mullins and Anthony Pitarri
Maine-Endwell                                    Nick Vachon and Jake Sinicki
Chenango Valley                                Pat Norris and Kevin Mack
Norwich                                             Dennis Oralls and Eric Walling
Susquehanna Valley                            Collin Manchester and Austin Simon
Owego Free Academy                        Stephen Yanchus and Matt Warchocki
 
The STOP-DWI Holiday Classic is a project of the Broome County
STOP-DWI Program that promotes an anti-substance abuse and drunk driving
message to student athletes. For more information contact James F. May,
Event Coordinator or Richard Westfall, Tournament Director
Broome County STOP-DWI Program
P.O. Box 1766, Binghamton, NY 13902
Phone: 607-778-2056 or Fax: 607-778-2908
 
12/23/2011 - 1:40pm