Sunday, November 21, 2010

Midnight Madness cranks up local hoops season

Dozens of local high school and junior league basketball fans packed into Rocket Arena Saturday night for Midnight Madness. It was the first time the school has held a late-night event to kick off the start of the varsity seasons.

The Rockets and Lady Rockets open their seasons with a doubleheader Tuesday night, Nov. 30 at home against Union County.

Too see a complete schedule and to follow the teams all season, click here for CCHS Basketball Web site.

Saturday's event, from 10 p.m., to midnight, included introduction of players from Little Dribblers to high school seniors. Plus, there were shooting competitions, scrimmages and skills displays.

Landon Young, an eighth-grader, won the overall 3-point shooting contest and varsity player Thomas Scott won the hotshot competition. Laken Tabor and Aaron Owen were finalists, also, in each competition, respectively.