Four local high schools will hit the hard court to compete in the 32nd annual Pitt-Johnstown Alumni Association Mountain Cat Tournament. This year’s tournament is scheduled to tip off at 7 p.m. Friday, December 18 at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Sports Center.
In the first game, the Greater Johnstown Trojans will be paired against the Tussey Mountain Titans.
In the second game, the Bishop McCort Crushers will be paired against the Richland Rams.
The second round of the tournament will be played at 6 p.m. Saturday, December 19, 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 located in the Laurel Highlands of Western Pennsylvania and is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh. The University offers a high-quality educational experience in a supportive living-learning environment designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century. Pitt-Johnstown is recognized by U.S.News & World Report as a “Best Baccalaureate College” (2010), by the Princeton Review as a “Best Northeastern College” (2010), and by G.I. Jobs as a “Military Friendly School.”