Friday, August 09, 2002

HS tournaments highlight August

High school basketball will be the highlight of the summer for Taiwanese fans. Teams from China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan will battle in two mini-tournaments and give the fans the glimpse of the basketball future.

*International High School Basketball Tournament
Date: Aug. 15-18
Venue: Taipei County Gymnasium, Panchiao
Men's - Rakunan HS(Japan), Whimoon HS(S. Korea), Tsaishin HS(Taiwan), HS All-Stars(Taiwan)
Women's - All-Stars(Japan), Eunkwang HS(S. Korea), HS All-Stars(Taiwan), Tamshui Business HS(Taiwan)

#Rosters of Men and Women's HS All-Stars are the preliminary roster for the upcoming Men's and Women's ABC Junior Championship

#Rakunan HS made it to the final four in Japan HS Tournament in both 2001 and 2002. Whimoon HS is one of the traditional powerhouses in Korean HS basketball. Tsaishin HS is the two-time defending champ in Taiwan's HBL.

*1st REEBOK Strait Cup HS Tournament
Date: Aug. 22-25
Venue: Taipei Physical Education College Gymnasium
Teams: Tsaishin HS(Taiwan), Chian-shu HS(Taiwan), Dong-guan Sports HS(China), Beijing 25th HS(China)