CYA Basketball does not hold any activities during the Winter school break from Saturday Dec. 23rd through Monday Jan. 1st. CYA basketball actvities resume on Tuesday January 2nd and the next house games will be the weekend of January 6-7th. However, there are plenty of basketball activities going on in our community that CYA basketball players may be interested in. Some of these are listed below:
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS
Chantilly HS Pohanka Tournament: Chantilly High School will be hosting the 14th annual Pohanka Tournament on December 27-29. This year's boys tournament features Chantilly, Riverbend (Fredericksburg), Thomas Jefferson, Stone Bridge, Stuart, Hanover (Mechanicsville, VA), C.H. Flowers (Springdale, MD), Landon (Bethesda), and North Myrtle Beach (South Carolina). The girls tournament features Chantilly, Fairfax, George Mason, Mills Godwin (Richmond), Riverbend (Fredericksburg), Stone Bridge, Thomas Jefferson and Georgetown Visitation. Games begin at 9:00 am daily followed by game-times of 10:45, 12:30, 2:15, 4:00, 5:45, 7:30 and 9:15pm. Call the Charger hot-line 703-448-4909 for bracket information. The price is $5 for an all-day pass. Youth players wearing their CYA jerseys will be admitted at half price when accompanied by a paying adult.
Westfield HS Bulldog Bash: Westfield High School will be hosting the L-3 Communications Bulldog Bash on December 26 - 30. This year's boys tournament features Westfield, Robinson, Annandale, Woodbridge and Freedom along with three out-of-state competitors: West Mecklenburg (Charlotte, North Carolina), West Lake (Austin,Texas) and Fort Mill (the No. 1 ranked Class AAAA team in South Carolina). The girls tournament features Westfield, Hylton, Woodson, James Madison, Bishop Ireton, Gar-Field, Annandale, and last year's state champion Forest Park. Check the Bulldog Bash website for a complete schedule (www.bulldogbashtournament.com). Youth players wearing their CYA jerseys will be admitted free when accompanied by a paying parent.
LOCAL BASKETBALL CLINICS
WFBC Mustangs: WFBC will be offering a girls clinic at Hoop Magic Basketball Academy on Friday, 29 Dec from 5 PM to 7 PM. However, please continue to check the WFBC web site (www.wfbcaau.com) for possible changes.
Game Time Skills: Katie Smyrca Duffy will be offering a clinic for boys and girls of all ages on December 26 and 27 from 9 AM - 3 PM at the St. Joseph's School in Herndon (www.gametimeskills.com). The cost is $130 per player ($115 for additional siblings) and $115 per player for a group of 5 or more who register together.
Hoop Magic Basketball Academy: Chris Ward will be offering a clinic on December 27 - 30 from 9 AM - 3 PM for boys and girls aged 9-17 at the Hoop Magic Sports Academy in Chantilly. The cost is $150 per player (group discounts available). Register online at www.hoopmagicsa.com. Also, Christy Winters Scott will be offering a clinic on December 30 from 9 AM - 12 PM at the Hoop Magic Sports Academy.