Lady Dragons host NAPA Hoops Classic Saturday

Published 1:21 am Thursday, January 3, 2013

Jim Walker


PROCTORVILLE — It’s a big weekend at Fairland High School.

Friday night, the Dragons host Chesapeake in a battle for first place in the Ohio Valley Conference. There will also be a halftime ceremony to name the gym after Fairland legendary coach Carl York.

Saturday the spotlight turns toward the girls’ team as the Lady Dragons host the NAPA Auto Care Centers’ Hoops Classic.

Some big names are will be showcased in the Hoops Classic.

Marietta features senior guard Erica Dawson who is a Division II Player of the Year as a junior. She has signed with Xavier.

Huntington is led by Kiana Evans who has signed with Marshall. She was a first team all-state player last season.

Athens has an outstanding talent in Dominick Doseck. The sophomore guard was All-Ohio in Division II last year.

Tori Leader — a second team All-Ohio pick last year in Division III — is averaging 25.7 points a game for Portsmouth West.

Fairland is led by 6-4 Terra Stapleton who has given a verbal commitment to Minnesota. Stapleton was the Division III Southeast district Player of the Year and a first team All-Ohio selection last year.

Here is a schedule:

NAPA Auto Center

Fairland Hoops Classic

Saturday’s Schedule

5:30 Marietta vs. Huntington

7:00 Athens vs. Chesapeake

8:30 Ports. West vs. Fairland