Exciting week of sports continues, begins with 32nd annual Legion Tournament

T he week after Christmas is full of high school sports action and most of it will be within shouting distance of Granville.

After a short break for the holiday, the boys basketball team and wrestling team will rush toward 2012 locked in competition and tuning up for Wasaren League action.

Starting Tuesday, Dec. 27, the boys team the 32nd Granville American Legion Tournament kicks off atGranvilleHigh Schoolwith the Golden Horde hostingMountSaint Joseph’s Academy (Vt.), the Hadley-Luzerne Eagles and the Fort Ann Cardinals on Dec. 27 and 28.

Granville will play its opener at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 27.

In the championship round, the consolation game starts at 6 p.m. with the tournament final at7:30 p.m.In the event of a weather cancelation the snow day for the tournament will be Wednesday, Dec. 28. The junior varsity contest will start atnoonboth days, with Granville playing at1:30 p.m.on Dec. 27.

Admission will be $3 for adults and $1 per students; all junior varsity games are $1 admission.

Girls head coach Lance Jordan said the girls don’t have a holiday tournament this year after Whitehall stopped having a girls tournament along with the boys.

In wrestling, the Hubie Wagner Invitational Tournament, also known as the Middlebury Tournament, takes place in Middlebury, Vt., about one hour’s drive north from Granville.

Find the school at73 Charles Ave.,Middlebury,Vt.05753-1553, for those with a GPS. The tournament lasts two days with wrestling starting atnoonand expected to end by9 p.m.The tournament includes eight teams in addition to the host school and the Golden Horde and has includedNorthern Adirondack,RidgefieldConn., Vergennes,MountAnthony,Goshen,Randolph, St. Johnsbury andRutland.

 

Schedule

Tuesday, Dec. 27, Granville

Junior varsity games atnoonand1:30 p.m.

Varsity at6 p.m.and7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 28, Granville

Junior varsity games atnoonand1:30 p.m.

Varsity at6 p.m.consolation;7:30 p.m.final 

Wednesday, Dec. 28, Middlebury, Vt.

Wrestling

Granville at the Hubie Wagner Invitational Tournament,Middlebury,Vt.

Thursday, Dec. 29, Middlebury, Vt.

Wrestling

Granville at the Hubie Wagner Invitational Tournament,Middlebury,Vt.

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