Ottawa Hills Hosting MLK/Floyd Mayweather Classic
Ottawa Hills High School Athletics is hosting the first annual Martin Luther King/Floyd Mayweather Classic on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at the Ottawa Hills High School gymnasium. The games will feature some of the top talent and teams from Michigan and the Chicago area.
WHAT: WHAT: First annual Martin Luther King/Floyd Mayweather Classic
WHEN: Saturday, January 19, 2013
2:15pm Detroit River Rouge vs Rockford
4:00pm Chicago Curie vs Lansing Eastern
5:45pm Lansing Sexton vs Kalamazoo Central
7:30pm Chicago Orr vs Ottawa Hills
WHERE: Ottawa Hills High School
2055 Rosewood Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
PLAYERS TO WATCH:
Cliff Alexander (6’10 forward/center) – Chicago Curie; Ranked #4 (5 star) nationally for the class of 2014 by Rivals.com. He has scholarship offers from several schools including Kentucky, Michigan State, Kansas, and Ohio State.
Trevor Manuel (6’9 forward/center) – Lansing Sexton: This top rated sophomore in the state of Michigan has scholarship offers from Michigan State and Providence.
Jalen Hayes (6’7 forward) – Lansing Sexton: Hayes has committed to Oakland University.
Tyquone Greer (6’5 guard) – Chicago Orr: One of the top guards for the class of 2014 and Rivals 4-star prospect. He has scholarship offers from Depaul and Providence.
OTHER NOTABLE PLAYERS:
Aron Stewart, Ottawa Hills; Chad Carlson, Rockford; Brain Morton, Lansing Eastern; Jamal Conger, Kalamazoo Central; and Terrell Crawford, River Rouge
COST: Tickets are $10. The ticket is good for all four games. Ages 5 and under are free.