Youth Basketball Set to Begin in Wythe County

WYTHEVILLE, Va. – With football season now complete, Wythe County Parks & Recreation leaders turn their attention to youth basketball for fourth and fifth grade boys and girls.

The youth basketball season is set to begin this coming Monday, with games played inside the newly constructed gymnasium at Sheffey Elementary School.

Teams for this year’s JV-boys’ basketball league include the Max Meadows Pioneers, Rural Retreat Indians – Orange, Rural Retreat Indians – Black and Sheffey Wildcats.

The JV-girls’ league will include teams from the Max Meadows Elementary School, Sheffey Elementary School and the Rural Retreat Elementary School, as well as two teams from the Town of Wytheville’s Parks & Recreation Department.

The youth season for both boys and girls will conclude with a single elimination tournament held in mid-December.

The youth basketball season for local students in the sixth and seventh grades will begin in January.

Signups for sixth and seventh graders are ongoing and interested participants are encouraged to contact their local booster club or the Wythe County Parks & Recreation Office at 276-223-4518.

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