By Steve LeMaster
STEARNS - McCreary Central is slated to meet Beechwood in the Central Bank Heroes Classic at Model High School in Richmond on Saturday, Dec. 9.
An early-season affair, the Model-hosted boys' basketball event will feature 10 different teams from various regions.
Along with McCreary Central, Beechwood and host Model, the Central Bank Heroes Classic will include St. Patrick, Lafayette, Christian Academy-Louisville, Garrard County, Sayre, Trimble County and Berea.
Beechwood concluded the 2016-17 season 15-13. Ben Toebbe is the top player back for the Tigers. Toebbe averaged 18.9 points per game for Beechwood one season ago.
In addition to Toebbe, Beechwood features Scotty Draud and CJ Brannen, a transfer from Covington Catholic.
Tip-off for the McCreary Central-Beechwood game is set for 3:30 p.m..
The schedule for the Central Bank Heroes Classic follows.