Youth basketball

Inaugural Lions' Den Classic hoop tourney tips off March 25

Belfast, Mount View represented at tournament, team spots still available
By Staff | Mar 13, 2017

Belfast — The Waldo County YMCA will host the Lions Den Classic fifth- and sixth-grade girls basketball tournament on Saturday and Sunday, March 25-26. Team registrations continue to be accepted.

Six teams — Belfast, Mount View, Bangor, St. George, Norridgewock and Mount Desert Island — currently are signed up, with the deadline slated for Friday, March 17.

The team registration fee is $200, with a minimum of eight players required (maximum 15).

Games are slated to begin on March 25 at 9 a.m., with the championship game slated for March 26. Each team is guaranteed at least three games and a foul-shooting competition also will be held Saturday.

Players will receive a water bottle and t-shirt, while the championship teams also will earn trophies.

Concessions also will be available.

For more information, contact Brandon Hall, Waldo County YMCA youth and adult sports director, at sports@waldocountyymca.org or at 338-4598.

Courier Publications' sports staff can be reached by email at sports@villagesoup.com or by phone at 594-4401.

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