Two NEPA Elite teams will hit the road for competition on Labor Day weekend.
The NEPA Elite Basalyga 17U boys team will play in the Hoop Group’s Labor Day Jam Fest Saturday and Sunday in King of Prussia.
The NEPA Elite Clark 17U girls will take part in The Challenge, a Select Events competition at Spooky Nook in Manheim Twp., Lancaster County.
The Basalyga team will compete in Pool A of the Open Division. It will meet NOVA Cavaliers Grey-Mendes from northern Virginia at 11 a.m. Saturday, followed by a game against HC Select Basketball from Howard County, Md. at 12:10 p.m. It is scheduled to face FAME Elite from Clarksburg, Md. Sunday at 11 a.m.
When it last played, the Basalyga team went 4-0 in the Summer Showdown on its home courts at Riverfront Sports in Scranton.
In its first outing since having a 12-game winning streak broken last weekend, the Clark team will face Lehigh Valley Fever Navy Saturday at 5:20 p.m. to begin Pool A play.
The Clark team will play two New York City opponents Sunday, facing Exodus at 4:30 p.m. and the Riverside Hawks at 7:10.
Pool A consists of six teams, including two from Virginia – the Lady Vikings from Hampton Roads and the Fairfax Stars Showcase team.
Depending on the Saturday and Sunday results, the team will either advance into four-team bracket play or a single consolation game Monday.