Tigers to play in showcase
YOUNGSTOWN?- Springfield Local will be a part of the second annual Lariccia’s See Them Rise High School Basketball Showcase on Monday at the Covelli Centre. The Tigers will face Deer Lakes at noon. The rest of the two-day 11-game event starts at noon on Sunday with Twinsburg taking on Kiski Prep. Other games for Sunday include: Campbell Memorial vs. George Junior Republic, 1:45 p.m.; Mooney vs. Brookside, 3:30 p.m.; Spire Academy vs. Mount Union JV, 5:15 p.m.; Ursuline vs. Western Reserve Academy, 7 p.m.; LaBrae vs. West Middlesex, 8:30 p.m. Sunday’s festivities will include a tribute to Vienna High School graduate Rex Leach who is the fifth leading scorer in Ohio high school history. He will be honored before the Ursuline-Western Reserve Academy game. Following Springfield and Deer Lakes on Monday, Hudson will meet Youngstown East at 2 p.m. followed by Struthers girls vs. Farrell at 4 p.m.; Struthers boys vs. Hickory at 6 p.m. and Canfield girls vs. Hickory at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at participating schools. Presale tickets are $4 for students and $6 for adults. Tickets are $7 at the door. Parking is fee.