CCL to hold slam dunk/3-point contests Friday


Friday night’s YMCA Capital City League action should be quite the show. 

In what the league is calling "fan appreciation night," your favorite CCL players will be participating in slam dunk and 3-point competitions beginning at 5:30.

According to league director Derek Hannah, the following players are tentatively schedule to be in the dunk contest: Dustin Hogue, Kourtlin Jackson, Sherron Dorsey Walker, Trevor Berkley, Ore Arogundade and Scott Bruxvoort. 

The 3-point participants will tentatively be: Matt Thomas, Naz Long, Kale Abrahamson, Graham Woodward, Jack Taylor and one to be determined (potentially Clayton Custer). 

In addition to the competitions, the league’s "playoffs" will begin starting at 6:45. The night’s schedule is listed below.

6:45 — Phoenix Renewable Resources (Naz Long & Daniel Edozie) vs. Renaissance Granite (Georges Niang & Kourtlin Jackson)

8:00 — Coca-Cola (Dustin Hogue & Sherron Dorsey-Walker) vs. Capital Orthopedics (Clayton Custer & Abdel Nader)

BYES – YMCA & ADIO Chiropractic (both went 6-2 in the regular season)

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