The 59th Edition of the Lanierland Basketball Tournament will begin on December 20 at Chestatee High School with two games–#8 vs #9 Girls and #8 vs # 9 Boys. The tournament will then resume on December 27 and run through December 29. December 27 games will be played at this year’s tournament sub-host Chestatee High School. On December 28 the tournament moves to this year’s host West Hall High School for the Semi-Finals and Finals, as well as multiple consolation games each day. The Flowery Branch Girls and the Gainesville Boys will be looking to defend their 2017 Lanierland Titles in a field that now includes 9 schools with the addition of Cherokee Bluff High School. Jackson EMC will once again serve as official cooperate sponsor of Lanierland.
On December 5, 2018, the Edmondson Telford Center for Child Advocacy, the official charity of the Lanierland Tournment, hosted the annual Senior Player Breakfast, which signals the beginning of the build-up to the games to follow. The event concluded with the players presenting toys for the children for Christmas to the Edmondson Telford Center.
Dates, Times, and Places:
December 20, 2018 6:00 p.m. Chestatee High 2 games
December 27, 2018 8:00 a.m. Chestatee High 9 games
December 28, 2018 8:00 a.m. West Hall High 9 games
December 29, 2018 9:00 a.m. West Hall High 8 games
Admission: $7.00 per day