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Annual GACA North vs. South All-Star Basketball Showcase to be held March 23

SAVANNAH, Ga. — The annual GACA North vs. South All-Star Basketball Showcase will take place on March 23, at Armstrong Atlantic State University in the Alumni Arena.

“It has been an honor to host the All-Star Basketball Showcase in Savannah over the past nine years,” said Director of the Greater Savannah Sports Council Ben Wilder. “This event continues to gain exposure for our local athletes and universities.”

Ninety-six elite high school basketball players from across the state of Georgia — boys and girls — will play in the tournament. Local participant schools include: Savannah Country Day, Savannah High, Statesboro High, Windsor Forrest, Calvary Day and South Effingham. Junior and senior players will be divided into North vs. South to compete for state bragging rights. Several of the all-stars have signed with respected schools, such as Appalachian State, Florida State, Jacksonville University, Presbyterian College, University of Alabama – Birmingham, Samford University, Texas A&M and Winthrop.

The junior girls’ all-star game is scheduled for a 1 p.m. tip-off, immediately followed by the senior girls’ all-star game at 3 p.m. The junior boys’ all-star game is schedule for a 5 p.m. tip-off, immediately followed by the senior boys’ all-star game at 7 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased at Alumni Arena on Saturday, March 23 for $5.

For more information, contact Ben Wilder at 912.644.6414 or BWilder@VisitSavannah.com. Visit http://www.gacacoach.com/ for full site information and details.

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