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December 16, 2017

Charleroi tourney keeps teams local

Charleroi’s Maria Claybaugh (right) and Monessen’s Qitarah Hardison will take the court for the first time Friday at the Cougars’ annual tip-off tournament.

By JOSÉ NEGRON
jnegron@yourmvi.com
While many local basketball teams will travel far and wide to play in season-opening tournaments Friday, two local teams will kick off the season at home in the Mon Valley.
The Monessen and Charleroi girls basketball teams will participate in the Charleroi Lady Cougars girls tip-off tournament Friday and Saturday.
Charleroi will open the tournament 6 p.m. against Carmichaels while the Greyhounds battle Washington at 7:30 p.m.

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