EAC tourney set to tip off

Published 9:03 am Friday, March 13, 2009

By Staff
Staff reports
The Eastern Athletic Conference youth basketball tournament will tip off Saturday and be played across five gyms around the area.
The EAC hoops tourney is one of the largest around, and will feature a total of 54 teams.
Depending on the division, games will be played at the Bobby Andrews Recreation Center, The Boys and Girls Club, P.S. Jones Middle School, Chocowinity Middle School and Southside High School.
The two day tournament will host boys and girls’ teams aging from seven to 15-years old, playing on teams from Washington to Elizabeth City.
The tournament is split up into six divisions: 7-9-year old boys, 7-9-year old girls, 10-year old boys, 10-12-year old girls, 10-12-year old boys and 13-15-year old boys.
The 7-9-year old boys tourney will be played at the Bobby Andrews Center, while the 7-9-year old girls bracket will be played at The Boys and Girls Club.
The 10-year old division will play its games at Southside High School, which will also house a portion of the 13-15-year old boys games. The other portion of those games will be played at Chocowinity Middle School.
P.S. Jones will be host to the 10-12-year old boys bracket, while Chocowinity Middle school will entertain the 10-12-year girls division.
Price of admission is $3 for adults, $2 for students and free for anybody under the age of five.