The Plain Township Rotary will host the 24th annual William Heichel Memorial Rotary All-Star Classic on Wednesday night featuring some of the area’s best basketball players.
There will be a girls game and a boys game pitting the Stark County Team against the Summit County Team at Malone University’s Osborne Hall. The Summit Team will also have players from Medina and Portage counties.
The girls game tips off at 6:30 p.m., with the boys game to follow around 8:30 p.m.
Tickets at the door are $6.
Two-time Ohio Ms. Basketball and Stark County career scoring leader Ameryst Alston will lead the Stark squad.
Here are the game rosters:
Summit County — Mycle Shadie, East; Antonio Hearn, Kenmore; Eric Hummel, Barberton; Ben Gency, Streetsboro; Kyle Scelza, Stow; Evan Keeslar, Green; Davonte Brunson, East; Jarrett Ruffin, Nordonia; Darius Hoisten, Garfield; and Josh Kipfer, Wadsworth. Co-head coaches — Rod Swartz, Norton, and Dave Close, Stow.
Stark County — Malik Ruffin, Canton Timken; Nick Williams, Perry; Devaugntah Williams, Canton McKinley; Bobby Conley, Massillon; Eli Maurer, Minerva; Taylor Moore, North Canton Hoover; Jesse Carpenter, Marlington; Vernon Martin, Alliance; Cadiz Harper, Massillon; Jordan Humphrey, Perry; and Jalen Mays, Alliance. Head coach — Larry Kukura, Alliance. Assistant coaches — Shawn Green and Adam Thomas.
Summit County — She’Kiera Brooks, Woodridge; Janaya Feaster, Archbishop Hoban; Karissa Steffas, Highland; Jessie Gearhart, Wadsworth; Leah Fechko, Twinsburg; Lydia Corle, Green; Alyssa Kraus, Norton; DiAndra Gibson, Ravenna; Michelle Noble, Manchester; and Logen Breehl, Cuyahoga Falls. Head coach — Chris Esterak, Woodridge. Assistant coaches — Bill Esterak and Mike Eberhart.
Stark County — Nae Nae McElroy, Massillon; Audrey Myers, Lake; Brianna Libertore, Louisville; Erika Warren, North Canton Hoover; Katie Reed, Marlington; Ameryst Alston, Canton McKinley; Mackenzie Storlie, Louisville; Hannah Lindesmith, Canton Central Catholic; Gabby Kendall, Canton McKinley; and Macy Byrd, Perry. Head coach — Henry Cobb, Lake. Assistant coaches — Scott Cassidy and Mike Stadulis.