Cleveland High School’s Cleveland Classic basketball tournament will feature 16 teams later this year. The event, set for Dec. 27-30 at the school, will have eight girls and eight boys teams from the same eight schools.
Scheduled to play are Fuquay-Varina, North Raleigh Christian, Nash Central, Southern Nash, Rolesville, West Johnston, Clayton and the host Rams.
Play will being at 10 a.m. each day. Championship games are at 7 (girls) and 8:30 p.m. (boys) on Tuesday, Dec. 30.
Christ’s time also earned him Milesplit National Elite gold status.
Clayton’s Haley Talton and Peyton Labonte of Corinth Holders both averaged scores of 42 in the matches. SSS’s Parker Watson was fifth with a 44 average.
Randy Robbins of Smithfield posted the winning low net score in the Tarheel Seniors Tournament at Lochmere Golf Club on Sept. 22. Robbins had a winning score of 68 in the championship flight.
Clayton’s Steve Naum led the way in the third flight low net competition with a 63.