Preview: Kimber Memorial Showcase, Harrisburg PA

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Sunday, November 5th, 2017 Harrisburg High head coach, Kirk Smallwood will host the 8th Annual Evangeline L. Kimber Memorial Basketball Showcase at 2451 Market Street.  The competition heats up right away with the Round Robin format beginning at 10:30 AM and continuing every hour until the final games tip at 3:30 PM.

The day opens On court 1, with defending District III AAAAAA Champion, Harrisburg Cougars playing a very strong Coatesville group coming off of a 23-6 season, looking for their own pile of gold    Alongside of them on court 2 will be Carlisle vs Chichester.  The Herd, AAAAAA State Semi-finalist a year ago, led by Andre Anderson will take on a tough Clyde Jones led Chichester club out of District I.   Each hour on each court is state playoff caliber team.  The 12 game event will run on two courts for approximately eight hours of non-stop action.   With 80+% of the field comprised of District and State playoff teams from a year ago, an early glimpse into the high school basketball landscape will be surely had by all that attend.  The field consists of the aforementioned teams, as well as,  Thurgood Marshall (DMV), Phoenixville, Susquehanna, Columbia, and the York High Bearcats.

Count on Prep Scene to be on the Scene; to let you know who should be SEEN this Winter.

Court 1

10:30     Harrisburg vs. Coatesville

11:30     Thurgood Marshall vs. Phoenixville

12:30     Harrisburg vs. Chichester

1:30       Thurgood Marshall vs. Phoenixville

2:30      Harrisburg vs. Carlisle

3:30      Susquehanna vs. Phoenixville

Court 2

10:30     Chichester vs. Carlisle

11:30     Carlisle vs. Columbia

12:30     Coatesville vs. Susquehanna

1:30       Columbia vs. Susquehanna

2:30       Coatesville vs. Chichester

3:30       Thurgood Marshall vs. York

 

What to expect:  Similar to last week you can expect, with high school football playoffs right around the corner, many rosters will be missing a few notable athletes.  Non more so then the host Cougars, who’s football team has been on a 365 day crash course with Archbishop Wood in the 2017 State Championship game at Hersheypark Stadium.

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