Heartland Hoops Classic lands headline teams for final game of 2018
The Heartland Hoops Classic is once again raising its own bar in terms of bringing some of the state's and nation's top teams to Grand Island with this year's night cap.
Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, VA) and Sunrise Christian Academy (Wichita, KS) as the premier match up for the 2018 showcase.
This marks the third showing by Oak Hill at the Heartland Events Center.
The first coming in 2013 when the Warriors lost to Omaha Central, 70–63. They returned in 2015 and were able to knock off Omaha South, 59–54.
Sunrise Christian Academybeat Papillion–La Vista, 50–49, last year in the Classic's finale.
Other teams participating in this year's event include St. Cecilia, Aurora, York, Grand Island Central Catholic, O'Neill and South Loup. The match ups, in no particular order, are as follows:
St. Cecilia vs. O'Neill
GICC vs. Winnebago
Yutan vs. South Loup
Ponca vs. Gretna
Omaha Skutt vs. Aurora
York vs. Omaha South
Platteview vs. Crete