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BCYF and Boston Scholar Athletes program hosts inaugural MLK invitational tournament and educational projects

January 13, 2014

In celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF), the Boston Scholar Athletes (BSA) and the Boston Public Schools, will host the inaugural MLK Invitational basketball showcase on Sunday, January 19, at the Wentworth Institute of Technology.

These games will bring together basketball’s best from the Boston City League and surrounding area high schools to compete in this inaugural showcase. This year’s matchups for the girls are New Mission High School vs. St. Mary’s at 12:00pm, and Fenway High School vs. Westford Academy at 2:00pm.  The matchups for the boys are New Mission High School vs. Walpole High School at 5:00pm, and Brighton High School vs. Catholic Memorial at 7:00pm.

The competing teams from the Boston City League will also be partnering with the BCYF Roslindale, BCYF Jackson Mann, and BCYF Tobin Community Centers to work with their members on educational projects related to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  New Mission High School will be at the Roslindale Community Center on Monday, January 13, at 3:30pm to take part in these projects, and on Wednesday, January 15, at 4:00pm, Brighton High School will be at the BCYF Jackson Mann Community Center and Fenway High School will be at the BCYF Tobin Community Center.

For more information on the games, please contact Billy Sittig, BCYF Program Manager, at william.sittig@boston.gov or at 617-635-5206 x104.