Community briefs: GymRat Basketball Showcase taking place this weekend in Halfmoon

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SPORTS The GymRat Boys’ Live AAU Basketball Showcase Event will be held Saturday and Sunday at Impact Athletic Center in Halfmoon.

Top teams featuring Division I college prospects and some of the area’s top players will compete in 17-under, 16-under and 15-under age levels in the invitation-only event. The teams come from throughout New York, Massachusetts, Maryland, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Canada.

Each team will play three preliminary-round games, followed by championship-round, single-elimination games.

Saturday’s games are scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. Saturday and finish around 9 p.m. Sunday’s games start at 8:30 a.m. and should finish in the late afternoon.

Admission is $40 for the entire weekend’s games or $30 for a single day’s games. Advance tickets may be purchased at https://www.tickettailor.com/events/gymratbasketballllc/689230.

CLIFTON PARK SOCCER CLUB PARTNERS WITH EVERTON INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM

The Clifton Park Soccer Club has partnered with Everton International Academy Affiliate Programme. It is the first in the state to do so.

Everton International technical lead Paddy Byrne will visit Clifton Park later this year to assist in sharing the Everton curriculum and teaching methods. Clifton Park staff also will have the opportunity to visit Everton’s Finch Farm complex for further education.

This summer, Clifton Park will host its inaugural Everton International Soccer Camp for players of all levels between ages 5 and 18.

Players interested in registering for the Everton camp, or for the 2022-23 season tryouts in June can visit https://cliftonparksoccerclub.com/.

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