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All-girls hoops tournament kicks off Friday

Overbrook High will host the first inner-city, all-girls high school basketball tournament.

ORGANIZERS and supporters of the Overbrook Showcase Basketball Classic, touted as the first inner-city, all-girls high school hoops tournament, announced yesterday that the event will be played at Overbrook High School.

The tournament, founded by Napoleon Kingcade, will be a 2-day event beginning Friday, and will feature six teams: Overbrook, West Philadelphia, Imhotep Charter, Sayre High, Audenreid Universal and Science Leadership Academy.

According to a news release, the tournament will be part of the Public League schedule and will begin the 2013 season.

-Aaron Carter