BEAVER, W.Va., (WVDN) – The New River Community and Technical College Invitational (NRI), presented by New, Taylor and Associates, will bring twenty-two Class AAAA, AAA, AA and A high school basketball teams from around the state to the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center for the event spanning January 3-7, 2023.
“We will have the best high school basketball talent in the state at the NRI, and our most competitive match-ups to date on the schedule,” said New River CTC Executive Director of Institutional Advancement and College Foundation Michael Green.
Games start at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with three games on the schedule for each night. On Friday games will begin at 1:30 p.m. with the Fayette County Special Olympics and the Raleigh County Special Olympics taking to the court. The action will continue Championship Saturday with games starting at 11:45 a.m.
Proceeds from the NRI support student scholarships at New River Community and Technical College and assist participating high school’s athletic departments and Project Graduation committees.
New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeast and south-central West Virginia: Fayette, Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Summers and Webster. The College offers classes online, in Beaver at the Raleigh County Campus, in Ghent at the Advanced Technology Center, in Hinton at Summers County ARH Hospital, in Lewisburg at the Greenbrier Valley Campus, in Marlinton at One Room University, in Princeton at the Mercer County Campus and in Summersville at the Nicholas County Campus.
Tuesday, Jan. 3
Richwood Lumberjacks vs. Liberty Raiders – 5 p.m.
Webster County Highlanders vs. Oak Hill Red Devils – 6:45 p.m.
Princeton Tigers vs. Shady Spring Tigers – 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 4
Greenbrier West Cavaliers vs. Independence Patriots – 5 p.m.
Spring Valley Lady Timberwolves s. Wyoming East Lady Warriors – 6:45 p.m.
Wyoming East Warriors vs. Pikeview Panthers – 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 5
Liberty Raiders vs. Greenbrier West Cavaliers – 5 p.m.
Huntington Lady Highlanders vs. Woodrow Wilson Lady Flying Eagles – 6:45 p.m.
Woodrow Wilson Flying Eagles vs. Pikeview Panthers – 8:30 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 6
Fayette County Special Olympics vs. Raleigh County Special Olympics – 1:30 p.m.
University Lady Hawks vs. Pikeview Lady Panthers – 3:15 p.m.
Huntington Lady Highlanders vs. Wheeling Park Lady Patriots – 5 p.m
Huntington Highlanders vs. Greenbrier East Spartans – 6:45 p.m.
Shady Spring Tigers vs. James Monroe Mavericks – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 7
University Lady Hawks vs. Spring Valley Lady Timberwolves – 11:45 a.m.
Wheeling Park Lady Patriots vs. Woodrow Wilson Lady Flying Eagles – 1:30 p.m.
Oak Hill Red Devils vs. Wyoming East Warriors – 3:15 p.m.
Capital Cougars vs. Princeton Tigers – 5 p.m.
James Monroe Mavericks vs. Webster County Highlanders – 6:45 p.m.
Huntington Highlanders vs. Woodrow Wilson Flying Eagles – 8:30 p.m.