FREE ACCESS: North, South baseball programs plan 3-on-3 tourneys this week

Monday, March 11, 2019

The North Putnam and South Putnam baseball programs will each be sponsoring a 3-on-3 basketball tournament this week to raise funds.

Here is a look at each event:

North Putnam

Northís tourney will be starting at 5:30 p.m. on Friday.

Entry fee is $45 per team. Teams may consist of three or four players. Games will be played to 12 points in the halfcourt, or the first team to 15 in a double-elimination format.

Coed teams are allowed, and divisions are available for all age groups.

First-place prizes are four tickets to an Indiana Pacersí game (including food and gift vouchers), while second place is four gift cards.

Interested participants are encouraged to register early to get a $5 discount.

To register early, or for more information, e-mail one of the teamís coaches: Brian Jeter at bdjeter@yahoo.com, Chris Geeser at cgeeser@nputnam.k12.in.us or Cameron Brothers at cbrothers@nputnam.k12.in.us.

South Putnam

Southís tourney will be on Saturday.

Entry fee is $50 per team, with a minimum of three players and a maximum of five players per team.

The tourney is double elimination played on the halfcourt, with games going to 21 points or 20 minutes.

A 3-point contest will be available with a $5 entry fee, and admission will be $3 for those not participating.

Games will be played at Central Elementary school, with divisions available for adults, high school and middle school.

Teams may register in advance by contacting Chasity Wood at (765) 720-1093 or by e-mail at chasity@thewoodteam.biz.

On-side registration begins at 8 a.m. on the 16th, with games beginning at 9 a.m.