Field is set for 2008 Oneonta Holiday Classic



The return of Albertville highlights the field for the 2008 Oneonta Holiday Classic boys basketball tournament.

The tournament will once again feature 16 teams with each team playing one game per day over the four days of the tournament.

Participating county schools are Cleveland, Locust Fork, and host Oneonta. First-time participants include Phillips- Bear Creek, Mars Hill Bible, and Brindlee Mtn.

The rest of the field consists of 2008 4A Final Four participant Guntersville, Pleasant Valley, Alexandria, Good Hope, Saks, Vinemont, Locust Fork, Douglas, and Cullman.

2004 tournament participant Gordon Lee of Chickamauga, Ga., will be the only out of state school in this year’s tournament.

The tournament will be held Dec. 26, 27, 29, and 30, at Oneonta High School’s O.R. Ratliff Gymnasium.