Vineyard Streetball Classic returns to Oak Bluffs for 10th year

David Texeira of the Vineyard Boys and Girls Club team snagged a pass away from the clutches of Andre Forbes at the Vineyard Streetball Classic.
Photo by Ralph Stewart

David Texeira of the Vineyard Boys and Girls Club team snagged a pass away from the clutches of Andre Forbes at the Vineyard Streetball Classic.

The 10th annual three-on-three Vineyard Streetball Classic tipped off Tuesday morning at Niantic Park in Oak Bluffs with more than 100 players from throughout the Commonwealth competing on 30 teams in three age groups: 10-12, 13-14, and 15-18.

Tournament administrator, Omar Daniels, said that the goal of the event was to sponsor 10 children to attend summer camp at the Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club.

The double-elimination tournament ran throughout the day and raised $500.

Three teams reigned supreme: 10 to 12 bracket champions: Johnny Cupcakes, Quinten Johnson from Washington D.C., Devon Debay and Zach Debay from Pelham, N.H.; 13 to 14 bracket champions: Primetime Lacrosse, Stanley Walker from Boston, MA. Desmond Goolsby from Rochester, N.Y., Maliek Sanorn from Boston, MA; 15 to 18 bracket champions: Timex, Nick Diodati of Oak Bluffs, MA., Malik Johnson of New Britain, Conn., Justin Townsend of Stratford, Conn.

To make a tax-deductible donation, send a check to Vineyard Streetball Classic, P.O. Box 579, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557. For more information, contact Omar Daniels at 508-687-0418, omar@vineyardstreetballclassic.com.