McDonald’s Basketball Tournament next week


By Randy Young - For the Record-Herald



The 12th annual McDonald’s of Fayette County and Jamestown-sponsored Holiday Basketball Classic will be held Dec. 26 through Dec. 30, it was recently announced by Nick Epifano, owner-operator of the four Epifano’s McDonald’s.

The tournament will feature four different divisions of tournament play with boys and girls varsity and boys and girls reserve competition.

Tournament tickets are $7 per person at the varsity games and $5 per person at reserve games

No passes or season passes will be accepted.

Miami Trace and Greeneview will each receive a $2,000 uniform stipend to use to purchase new uniforms.

London and Madison Plains were last year’s recipients.

The tournament will distribute all net income from the tournament equally between the four schools.

Both Saturday boys varsity games and Monday girls varsity games will be streamed on Facebook/McDonald’s Fayette Co. Ohio page.

Here’s the schedule:

Thursday, Dec. 26

Girls j-v at London High School

11 a.m. – Miami Trace vs. Madison Plains

12:30 p.m. – Greeneview vs. London

Varsity Boys at Miami Trace High School

6:30 p.m. – London vs. Greeneview

8 p.m. – Madison Plains vs. Miami Trace

Friday, Dec. 27

Boys j-v at Madison Plains High School

11 a.m. – Greeneview vs. London

12:30 p.m. – Miami Trace vs. Madison Plains

Girls Varsity at Greeneview High School

6:30 p.m. – Madison Plains vs. Miami Trace

8 p.m. – London vs. Greeneview

Saturday, Dec. 28

Girls j-v at London High School

11 a.m. – Consolation Game

12:30 p.m. – Championship Game

Boys Varsity at Miami Trace High School

2 p.m. – Consolation Game

3:30 p.m. – Championship Game

Monday, Dec. 30

Boys j-v at Madison Plains High School

11 a.m. – Consolation Game

12:30 p.m. – Championship Game

Girls Varsity at Greeneview High School

6:30 p.m. – Consolation Game

8 p.m. – Championship Game

By Randy Young

For the Record-Herald