Eric Williams, the son of tournament cofounder Larry Williams stepped up to take his father's place after the elder Williams retired and moved out of state.
Organizers of the Stop the Violence Tournament, in its 11th year this summer, are looking to raise money for a scoreboard, new backboards and protective padding in two events prior to the August double-elimination tournament.
Riverhead's "Stop the Violence Basketball Tournament" is going on this weekend at the newly resurfaced Horton Avenue basketball courts.
New court surface, bigger cash prize to welcome players in next week’s Stop the Violence Basketball Tournament
A fundraising barbecue to defray tournament costs and increase the cash prize for the winning team will take place at the American Legion on Sunday, from 1 to 6 p.m.
Photos: Riverhead's 9th Annual "Stop the Violence Tournament" gets underway at Osborn Avenue park, with nine teams and hundreds of spectators.