Battle of the Beast all-star game scheduled for Saturday
The inaugural Battle of the Beast is a unique all-star boys basketball game that matches the top seniors from the Florida High School Athletic Association against the best from the Sunshine Independent Athletic Association.
The game will be held Saturday at Tampa Catholic. A 3-point content is scheduled for 6:10 p.m., followed by a dunk contest at 7. The dunk contest will be judged by former Sickles standout and current Milwaukee Buck John Henson. Tipoff is set at 7:40.
Admission is $13.65 online (www.eventbrite.com) or $15 at the gymnasium.
The FHSAA has several local stars, including Largo's Dakarai Allen, Leto's David Jones, Tampa Catholic's Thomas Dziagwa, Tampa Prep's Tyson Ward and St. Petersburg's Travis Bianco.
Oldsmar Christian, which is part of the SIAA, has three players in the game -- Dontay Bassett, Troy Baxter and Eric Hester.