The brainchild of Annville-Cleona Athletic Director Tommy Long, all area schools agreed to a game featuring Lebanon County’s high school seniors that is set to take place this Saturday at Northern Lebanon High School. This is a revival of a long-gone tradition of yesteryear, which will give fans of high school boys basketball one final chance to see their favorite players on the court.
This exhibition match will feature seniors from each of Lebanon County’s seven high school teams. One squad will feature players from Lebanon, Cedar Crest, Northern Lebanon, and ELCO. The other team will include athletes from Annville-Cleona, Palmyra, and New Covenant.
The game will take place at Northern Lebanon High School beginning at 2:00 pm. Entrance fee is $3. There will be concessions available.
On Tuesday, Northern Lebanon Coach Chris George made the an official announcement via Twitter.
The Lebanon County Boys Senior Game is Back!
Come out this Saturday to see them play 1 final time!
Location this year: Northern Lebanon HS-2pm
(Every HS will be represented: Cedar Crest, Palmyra, ELCO, Lebanon, Annville-Cleona, New Covenant, & Northern Lebanon) pic.twitter.com/lTAQRBQYyU
— cgeorge (@NLballerz) March 7, 2023
While this game will be for fun, due to the fundamental nature of high school basketball it is all but guaranteed that will be more defense played on Saturday than there was in NBA All-Star game.