Monday, July 10, 2023

Former Spartans Unite on the Court for Inaugural North Schuylkill Alumni Basketball Game

Former players for the North Schuylkill Boys Basketball team returned to the court on Friday for the Inaugural Alumni Game.

In an exhilarating display of skill and nostalgia, the inaugural North Schuylkill Alumni basketball game brought together 16 former Spartans for an unforgettable contest on the very court where they once poured their heart and soul in high school.

The game witnessed a captivating clash between the even and odd graduating years, as the competitors left no stone unturned in their quest for victory inside Cesari Hope Gymnasium.

With both teams displaying immense determination and tenacity, it was an evenly matched battle throughout. By the end of the hard-fought third quarter, the Odd Team held a slim one-point advantage, leading the scoreboard with a score of 72-71.

The intensity skyrocketed as the fourth quarter began, with the time clock intentionally turned off, heightening the suspense. The ultimate objective for both teams was clear: to be the first to reach the coveted 92-point mark.

The Odd Team's efforts were rewarded as they sealed their triumph with an impressive final score of 93-81, etching their names as the victors of the first ever alumi game.

The team will carry their triumph with pride until next year's rematch and continue the storied tradition of the North Schuylkill Spartans.

This thrilling alumni basketball game served as a testament to the enduring camaraderie and fierce competitive spirit among the former Spartans, showcasing their enduring passion for the sport that once united them in their high school days.

Even Team (White Team)

  • Brandon Joseph - 2004
  • Ayden Conti - 2022
  • Glen Weist - 2014
  • Peter Kotzo - 2018
  • Gerard Anthony - 2010
  • Spike Anthony - 2012
  • Doug Weist - 2018
  • Bryce Weikel - 2020
Odd Team (Blue/Red Team)
  • Tyler Skinner - 2011
  • Josh Howard - 2013
  • Jack Flynn - 2021
  • Conner Groody - 2021
  • Zack Stokes - 2019
  • Drew Miller - 2023
  • Robbie Clews - 2007
  • Gavin Todd - 2021