From Dec. 26th through Dec. 29th Hoops for the Hospital hosted its’ 74 team basketball tournament.  Onondaga Community College (OCC) was the site of all the Championship and consolation games for both JV and Varsity games.

Teams were asked to do their best collecting pledges on behalf of Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital and the Upstate Cancer Center.

The top teams for collecting pledges for 2019 Holiday Classic were:

For the Girls – Webster-Thomas and their coach Jason Charno                                                                           For the Boys – Lowville and their coach Zach Shambo

An outstanding job by both teams!!

An also a thank you to our corporate supporters SOS and Pathfinder Bank.

In total there were 48 girls and 26 boys teams from all over NY State participating in this four day tournament.  As a part of the tournament, each team had two games.

Varsity CHAMPIONS and Runner Ups were as follow:


(1) OSWEGO over Susquehanna Valley                                        (2) SOUTH JEFFERSON over Westhill

(3) NOTTINGHAM over Webster-Thomas                                  (4) WEST GENESEE over R.F.A

(5) ONONDAGA over Watkins Glen                                              (6) BISHOP GRIMES over F-M


(1) LOWVILEE over Owego Free Academy                                  (2) SHENENDEHOWA over West Genesse

(3) F-M over Auburn

Thank you to all the teams, players, coaches and athletic directors that made the 2019 Holiday Classic another successful Hoops for the Hospital event.

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