Moses all-star games set for Friday
The 44th annual Dr. George P. Moses Senior All-Star Classic is set for Friday, April 5, at Holy Redeemer High School.
The Classic features the top senior boys and girls in their final organized basketball game and is co-sponsored by The Citizens’ Voice and the Wyoming Valley Athletic Association.
The girls will tip off at 6:30, followed by the boys at 8. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students. All tickets are sold at the door.
Proceeds are donated to children with life-threatening illnesses and to various local charities.
In the girls’ game, Tunkhannock’s Gabby Alguire, Ashleigh Nafus, Kanesha Bonner and Katie Proulx will help represent the West squad coached by Pittston’s Kathy Healey, featuring athletes from Pittston, Berwick, Wyoming Area, Holy Redeemer, Northwest, Hanover and Dallas.
They will take on the East squad, coached by Nanticoke’s Alan Yendrzeiwski, featuring athletes from Nanticoke, Hazleton, Meyers, Crestwood, Lake-Lehman and GAR.
In the boys’ game, first-year Tunkhannock coach Dustin Babcock will coach the West Team.
Selected to play for the West are Brian Stephenson of Tunkhannock along with players from Berwick, Valley West, Lake-Lehman, Wyoming Area, Wyoming Seminary and Northwest.
The East Team, coached by Meyers coach Pat Toole will feature players from GAR, Meyers, Coughlin, Hazleton, Crestwood, Nanticoke, MMI, Hanover and Pittston Area.