Begins June 19th, 2017

Basketball

2017 game schedule

DateGranite State Games Basketball

June 19-25, 2017

Location

Southern New Hampshire University
Derryfield School 

Eligibility

To compete, athletes must meet the following criteria:

  1. Athlete must be entering or in HS that fall (no graduating seniors)
  2. Athlete must be under the age of 19 as of July 1
  3. Athlete must also meet at least one of the following criteria:
    a. Athlete is a full-time resident of New Hampshire
    b. Athlete is a full-time student at a recognized academic institution in the region

Regional Teams

Tryouts will be held for basketball and the athletes chosen during the tryouts will have the honor of representing their region in a highly competitive round-robin tournament.

There are four regions represented in the Granite State Games:

  • Region 1: Lakes
  • Region 2: Southern
  • Region 3: Coastal
  • Region 4: Monadnock

Don’t know what region you are in? Click here to determine your region.

Coaches

All athletes receive top-notch coaching throughout the tournament.

  • Lakes Region:
    (B) Jim Cilley, Belmont HS, jimcilleyrealtor@gmail.com; Tom DeRigo (Tilton)
    (G) Mark Dawalga, Belmont HS, smdawalga@gmail.com
  • Southern Region:
    (B) Austin Denton, NSA Basketball Director, austin@nashuasportsacademy.com and Nebby Exatus
    (G) Katie Edwards, Former College Standout, katie.edwards21@yahoo.com
  • Coastal Region:
    (B) Jeffrey Horne, Former Webster and St. Joseph Coach, jeffreyhorn2322@yahoo.com
    (G) Joseph Arsenault, Holderness Girls’ Varsity Basketball, jarsenault@holderness.org 
  • Monadnock Region:
    (B) Eric Matte, Former Keene HS Varsity Coach, ematte@landmark.edu
    (G) Doug Bartlett, Former Keene HS Varsity Coach, starscroll375@gmail.com

Tryouts

Monadnock Boys
March 12
6-8p
Wheeler Gymnasium
Towle Elementary School (85 N. Main Street, Newport NH)

Monadnock Girls
March 12
4-6p
Towle Elementary School (85 N. Main Street, Newport NH)

Coastal AND South Girls
The Rim (Hampton)
March 25
10-11a

Lakes Girls
Sunday March 12 from 1-3p
Belmont High School

Coastal Boys
April 11, 12 and 13
Green Acres School, Manchester
6:30-8p

South Boys
Sunday March 26
Nashua Sports Academy
5-6p

Fees

Tryout Fee:

  • FREE

Finalist Fee:

For athletes who qualify

  • $130 Payment
  • Includes Dri-fit numbered jersey!

Tournament Format

8 minute quarters, stop clock, 2 time outs per team, and 5 min overtime

Entry Gate Fee: $10 per adult for a weekend pass; $5 with student ID; 14 and under free
Commemorative Games T-Shirt: $15
Commemorative Games Sweatshirt: $30