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BCANY Summer Hoops Festival tryouts
Nassau and Suffolk will both be holding tryouts for the their respective girls squads in the BCANY (Basketball Coaches Association of New York) Summer Hoops Festival in the coming days. All players entering grades 9-12 in September whose coaches are BCANY members are eligible. The Summer Hoops Festival will be held from August 3-5 in Johnson City.
Nassau tryouts will be Tuesday June 5 at Wantagh HS from 6:30-8 p.m. and Wednesday June 6 at Herricks HS from 7-8:30 p.m. The coaches for the Nassau squad will be Bob Vachris of Seaford, Stan Bujacich of Wantagh and Glenn Lavey of Herricks.
Suffolk tryouts will be held Monday June 18 and Thursday June 21 from 6-8 p.m. at NorthSport in Northport. The coaches for the Suffolk squad are Greg Flynn of Lindenhurst, Matt Brisson of Sachem East and a third coach TBA.