Four local high schools will hit the hard court to compete in the 31st annual Pitt-Johnstown Alumni Association Mountain Cat Tournament. This year’s tournament is scheduled to tip off at 7 p.m. Friday, December 12 at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Sports Center.
In the first game, the Shade-Central City Panthers will be paired against the defending champion Central Cambria Red Devils.
In the second game, the Hollidaysburg Golden Tigers will be paired against the Bishop McCort Crushers.
The second round of the tournament will be played at 6 p.m. Saturday, December 13, beginning with a consolation game between the two losers in Friday’s competition and concluding with the championship bout between the two Friday evening game winners.
Admission is $5 for the general public and $4 for students and Pitt-Johnstown Alumni Association members. Proceeds from the tournament benefit the Association, which supports programs and activities of the college.
The chairman of this year’s tournament is Dr. Ernest J. Mantini (’79).
Founded in 1927, Pitt-Johnstown is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh. A vital knowledge center and a foremost contributor to the area’s educational, social, cultural, and economic environment, Pitt-Johnstown offers a high quality educational experience that is purposefully designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century.