Sports Briefs: First Thomas Tigue basketball tournament set for May 14 at Greater Pittston YMCA

April 29th, 2016 12:36 pm

Tigue basketball tournament May 14

PITTSTON — The Greater Pittston YMCA will host the first Honorable Thomas Tigue Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, May 14. Boys and girls in first through fourth grades will compete for the 3-on-3 championship.

The tournament will consist of eight teams of boys and girls from each grade playing eight-minute games against each other. The cost is $30 to register a team of four players, all must be in the same grade. Any school district is welcome to play.

For more information contact Leslie at 570-655-2255, ext. 103 or stop by the YMCA for a registration form. Deadline to register is April 30.

ADLL meeting May 15

AVOCA — The Avoca/Dupont Little League will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 15 in the Avoca Borough Building. In addition to regular league business, the club will seek feedback on the opening day festivities as well as upcoming fundraisers.

Volunteers are being accepted for all league events. Bingo tickets will be sold during the meeting. The meeting is open to the public.

Greater Pittston legends game May 28

YATESVILLE — The Greater Pittston Area Legends Basketball Game will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 28 at Pittston Area’s Thomas R. Kelly Gymnasium.

All Pittston Area, Wyoming Area, Seton Catholic and Scranton Prep players are invited to attend. Donation to play is $20, which includes a T-shirt. For more information contact Mark Casper at

ADLL bingo June 5

AVOCA — The Avoca/Dupont Little League will hold a fundraising bingo event at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 5 at the Queen of the Apostles Church Hall. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m.

The price is $20 and includes 20 games, including specials. Seating is limited to the first 150 people. The theme is a mystery gift card bingo and each prize will be worth at least $50. Prizes will include gift cards to many local restaurants, stores and golf courses. The special game prizes are $100 cash, an overnight stay at the Marriott-Montage, an overnight stay for four at Kalahari, and four one-day hopper passes to Disney World in Florida.

There will also be a 50-50 drawing and basket raffles. Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. All proceeds will go toward improving the players’ experience. Tickets can be purchased at the league’s monthly meetings or by calling Gary Wardecki at 570-540-0649 or Lori Boggetti at 570-877- 4361.

St. Joseph Marello golf tourney is June 12

WILKES-BARRE — The 22nd annual St. Joseph Marello Parish golf tournament is set for Sunday, June 12 at the Wilkes-Barre Municipal Golf Course with a tee time of 8 a.m. The fee is $80 per golfer which includes golf, cart, dinner after the tournament and a variety of prizes.

Registration forms are now available on line at and paper applications will be available in the church’s vestibule.