Horizons of Savannah Announces Winners From Charity Basketball Tournament

(SAVANNAH, GA) Horizons of Savannah recently held the second annual Louise Lauretti Hoops for Horizons Basketball Championship Tournament, a 3-on-3 fundraiser.

“The tournament is our version of March Madness and a winning combination for all involved,” said Christy Edwards, Horizons Executive Director. “The event brings positive attention to Horizons, raises funds for the summer program and showcases the level of athletic talent in the Savannah area all in a fun setting.”

3 – ON – 3 RESULTS

GIRLS DIVISON CHAMPS
Lucy Hagan, Sheridan Lynch, Grace O’Hayer, Ashley Pankey, GiGi Pytte

GIRLS DIVISION RUNNER UP
Sandi Chisholm, Mya Felser, Catherine Goodman, Abby Nicholson, Grace Wilson

BOYS 5/6 GRADE DIVISION CHAMPS
Holden Geriner, Barry Kleinpeter, Alex Wynn

BOYS 5/6 GRADE DIVISION RUNNER UP
Jace Dixon, Lane McCullough, Evan Scarbrough

BOYS 5/6 GRADE DIVISION 3RD PLACE
Tyler Frazee, Carter Kleinpeter, Tyler Phillips

BOYS 7/8 GRADE DIVISION CHAMPS
Clark McKinney, Andre Miller, Tony Negrin, Logan Ziegler

BOYS 7/8 GRADE DIVISION 3RD PLACE
Alex Bokina, Luke Conneff, Jack Felder, Stokes Hagan

BOYS HIGH SCHOOL DIVISION CHAMPS
Donte Curry, CJ Ford, Daniel Wright

BOYS HIGH SCHOOL DIVISION RUNNER UP
Jonah Diech, Jeffery Hilliard, Turner Hilliard

BOYS HIGH SCHOOL DIVISION 3RD PLACE
Jordan Benson, Andrew Longwater, Nick Tsavaris, David Yang

The annual tournament is named for Horizons teacher Louise Lauretti, who lost her battle with melanoma in 2014. All proceeds from the fundraiser directly support Horizons Savannah, a summer program designed to help students from low-income families in the Savannah area achieve academic success. For more information on Horizons, visit horizonssavannah.org.

ABOUT HORIZONS
The mission of Horizons is to provide students from low-income families in the Savannah area an academic, cultural, and recreational program designed to help close the achievement gap by preventing summer learning loss and encouraging academic growth. The program is hosted by three independent schools, Savannah Country Day School, Bethesda Academy and St. Andrew’s School. Students, ages 5-15, participate in rigorous academic study, recreational activities and swimming lessons for 6 weeks out of the summer and gain an average of 2-3 months skills.

For more information, contact:
Christy Edwards
912.961.8854
cedwards@savcds.org

Media inquiries, contact:
Cecilia Russo
912.665.0005
info@crussomarketing.com

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