High school basketball teams gear up for Battery Creek Classic

info@islandpacket.comNovember 29, 2013 

Antoine Youmans is excited about the Battery Creek High School boys basketball team.

The Dolphins coach gets a chance to showcase the eighth-ranked team in Class 2-A when his school hosts the Hargray Battery Creek Classic starting Friday and ending Saturday. The preseason holiday tournament will feature boys teams from Battery Creek, Whale Branch Early College High School, Cane Bay and Groves. Girls teams will include Battery Creek, Whale Branch, Groves and Wade Hampton.

The Whale Branch boys are ranked No. 1 in Class 1-A to start the season. The Warriors girls are ranked No. 6.


What: Preseason basketball tournament including boys and girls teams from five schools

Where: Battery Creek High School

When: Friday and Saturday



Whale Branch girls vs. Wade Hampton, 3 p.m.

Whale Branch boys vs. Cane Bay, 4:30 p.m.

Battery Creek girls vs. Groves, 6 p.m.

Battery Creek boys vs. Groves, 7:30 p.m.


Girls consolation 3 p.m.

Boys consolation 4:30 p.m.

Girls final 6 p.m.

Boys final 7:30 p.m.

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