32nd Annual Father Gregory Leopold Tourney…this Friday and Saturday


The Athletic Department of DuBois Central Catholic has announced the teams competing in the 32nd Annual Father Gregory Leopold 8th Grade Girls’ Basketball Tournament, taking place in the “House of Noise” on Friday, October 19, and Saturday, October 20. Each participating team is guaranteed three games.

Participating schools are the Lady Raiders of Brookville, Lady Chucks of Punxsutawney, Lady Owls of Bradford, Lady Beavers of DuBois, Lady Tide of Curwensville, and the host Lady Cardinals.

The tourney opens Friday at 4 p.m., with Curwensville playing DCC (8th).  DuBois (8th) goes up against Brookville at 5:15 p.m. At 6:30 p.m. DCC (7th) meets DuBois (7th). Then play resumes Saturday morning at 9 a.m. with Bradford going up against Punxsutawney.

Games will run throughout the day on Saturday, culminating with the Championship game at 7 p.m. Team trophies for the top two places will be given at the conclusion of the championship game.

“We are proud of the long-standing tradition of high quality play and players participating in this yearly tournament,” says DCC Athletic Director, Phil Esposito.

The tournament is organized by the DCC Athletic Department with the support of the parents of players. Teams entering the tourney come from a 70 mile radius of DuBois.

The tourney is hosted each fall in memory of the late Reverend Father Gregory Leopold, a teacher and avid supporter of student athletics at DuBois Central prior to his death in an automobile accident in 1984.

The tournament is open to the public. Activities will include a concession stand. There will be Day Passes and a Weekend Pass sold at the door.

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