Lackawanna County to host 3-on-3 basketball tournament Aug. 7-9 in downtown Scranton

For Abington Journal | July 22nd, 2015 3:43 pm

SCRANTON — Lackawanna County will host its annual 3-0n-3 basketball tournament Aug. 7-9 in downtown Scranton.

The games will be played on the 100-200 blocks on Wyoming Avenue. Boys and girls will play Friday and Saturday with Sunday reserved as the rain date.

The action will tip off at 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 7. Games on Saturday will run from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.. Sunday’s action, if necessary, will start at 9 a.m. and run through completion.

The tourney will be part of the “First Friday” events. “Music City featuring Dani-elle” is the musical entertainment for the evening, starting at approximately 7 p.m. on Wyoming Avenue.

Players of all skill levels and ages may participate. Registration deadline is Friday, July 25. Entry fees per team are: $90 for youth, $110 for adults and $90 for the senior division (ages 45 and older), based on a five-man roster. T-shirts will be given to all participating players and all teams are guaranteed a three-game minimum. Checks or money orders should be made payable to “LCCVB” – the Lackawanna County Convention & Visitors Bureau.

A portion of the tournament’s proceeds will benefit local high school basketball programs and Coaches vs. Cancer.

The Lackawanna/Susquehanna Office of Drug & Alcohol Programs will be on site providing a variety of information and resources.

For Abington Journal

Information provided by Lackawanna County Communication Director Joseph D’Arienzo.