North Fulton teams to compete in Verizon Holiday Classic



ALPHARETTA, Ga. –The second annual 2011 Eric Snow Sports Verizon Holiday

Classic will welcome 10 exciting high school basketball teams and a very talented class of standout student-athletes, including several from North Fulton schools, to Knights Arena located on the campus of River Ridge High School on Saturday, Nov. 19.

This high flying, rim rattling five-game basketball extravaganza will showcase some of Georgia’s and Alabama’s best high school talent and will tip-off the Georgia high school basketball season with some of the best match-ups of the season. It will also feature several nationally ranked players in the country, including Centennial High School’s Charles Pack and Royce Nwabude and St. Francis’s Damon Williams.

St. Francis will tip off against Dutchtown at 2:30 p.m. and the Centennial Knights will face off against the Berkmar Patriots at 4:30 p.m.

“We are very excited to host some of Georgia’s best coaches, players and teams in our event,” said Eric Snow, 14-year former NBA player. “The fans will thoroughly enjoy the match ups throughout the day…This is an event basketball fans will love. And, along with great basketball, we are proud to have some of the best corporate partners in the country, such as Verizon, Sports Authority, Powerade, Vitamin Water, Atlanta Hawks, Block O Man and 790 The Zone.”

Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students in advance and $12 for adults and $9 for students at the door. Tickets are online at

For additional information, contact Kim Coleman at 770-751-6674 or 404-429-1584 or visit and click on “Holiday Classic.”

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