Harlem Wizards James Tyndal and Roscoe Johnson entertained students at Phillips Avenue Elementary School. Photo: Katie Blasl

The Harlem Wizards are back in Riverhead schools for the third year in a row.

Members of the star-studded basketball team put on a show for each of the Riverhead schools today, enrapturing their audiences with basketball tricks and encouraging students not to bully.

Harlem Wizards wow Riverhead schoolsThe Harlem Wizards returned to Riverhead today, dazzling audiences at each school with performances packed with basketball tricks and lots of laughs. Their third annual game against Riverhead teachers and faculty will take place November 12. Photos and story: http://bit.ly/1LIUW8v

Posted by RiverheadLOCAL on Thursday, October 22, 2015

 

The tour around Riverhead schools today is leading up to its third annual Harlem Wizards Scholarship Fundraiser on November 12. Both past years have been sold out at Riverhead High School, where a team of school teachers and faculty take on the Harlem Wizards professional players.

Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Harlem Wizards website, Duffy’s Deli in Jamesport, Riverhead Saf-T-Swim and through each school building’s PTO. Courtside Plus tickets, which include a pre-game meet-and-greet, are available exclusively at the Wizards website.

RiverheadLOCAL photos by Katie Blasl

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Katie Morosky
Katie, winner of the 2016 James Murphy Cub Reporter of the Year award from the L.I. Press Club, is a co-publisher of RiverheadLOCAL. A Riverhead native, she is a 2014 graduate of Stony Brook University. Email Katie